FPIs dump shares worth Rs 7,000 cr from capital markets

This comes on top of a record net outflow of Rs 17,428 crore from equities last month. This was the highest net outflow by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in a single month since 1997.

Developers allowed to divest 100% equity in road projects

The government Wednesday allowed developers to divest 100 percent equity in projects two years after the completion of such schemes, a move that can unlock investments worth about Rs 4,500 crore in the sector.

EPFO's equity investment depends on performance: Minister

Retirement fund body EPFO would invest more funds in equity markets only if the performance of its investments in stocks is encouraging, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said Sunday.

PE investment in realty rises 16% to Rs 6,010 cr in June quarter

Private equity (PE) investment in the real estate sector rose by 16 percent to Rs 6,010 crore in April-June period as developers raised funds to complete existing projects on account of slow sales, says a report.

IDBI Bank to raise Rs 26,000 crore through equity, bonds

Public sector lender IDBI Bank plans to raise Rs 26,000 crore through a mix of equity and bonds to fund its business growth.

BSE to launch multi-legged order entry in derivatives from Aug

BSE Tuesday said it will introduce multi-legged order entry facility in its equity derivatives segment from next month, a move that would allow a trader to place a combination of orders across different F&O contracts.

Companiess put debt over equity, raise Rs 1.33 lakh cr from markets
Companiess put debt over equity, raise Rs 1.33 lakh cr from markets

India Inc raised a staggering over Rs 1.33 lakh crore from markets in the first two months of the current fiscal (2015-16), with debt emerging as the most preferred route.

Marketmen see new IPO rules boosting retail participation
Marketmen see new IPO rules boosting retail participation

Marketmen and exchanges hope that the recent Sebi move to streamline the IPO process will give a leg-up to the struggling primary markets as the measures will significantly reduce investor grievances.

RBI allows banks to takeover ownership of stressed firm

Providing more teeth to lenders, RBI Monday allowed banks to take control of debt-laden companies by converting loans into equity, if a debt restructuring fails to revive them within a stipulated timeframe.

India's domestic flow in equity to be $300 billion in 10 years: Morgan Stanley

Domestic households are expected to put in a whopping USD 300 billion (about Rs 19 lakh crore) in equities over the next 10 years, a report by Morgan Stanley has said.

EPFO to invest in equity and related instruments

Government has notified a new investment pattern for Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) providing for investment in equity and related instruments, which would entail an investment of Rs 5,000 crore in the equity market annually.

Foreign holding in Kaveri Seed reached trigger limit: RBI

The Reserve Bank Monday said foreign shareholding in Kaveri Seed has reached the trigger limit and further equity buys in the company is allowed only after permission.

Majority of equity, debt MFs underperformed their benchmarks

Majority of equity and debt mutual funds underperformed their benchmark indices over the 5-year period ended December 31, 2014, shows data from the SPIVA India scorecard.

Crisil to buy back fully paid-up equity shares

Ratings firm Crisil Ltd Thursday said it is considering to buy back the fully paid-up equity shares of the company.

Global equity mutual funds, ETFs post $88 bn inflows in 2015: TrimTabs

Global equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds attracted $88.3 billion of net inflows so far in 2015, putting them on track to surpass the previous four-month record total of $86 billion from December 2005 through March 2006, TrimTabs Investment Research said on Tuesday.

Debt conversion into equity unlikely to help lenders: Report

Relaxations given to banks by Sebi for conversion of debt in distressed companies into equity is unlikely to help lenders to solve bad loans problem, India Ratings said Thursday.

SEBI eases rules for banks to convert bad loans to equity

Mumbai: Indian banks will be able to convert distressed loans owed by listed companies into equity stakes, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said on Sunday, in a move that will allow lenders to reduce bad loans weighing on their balance sheets.

Incubators play a significant role in encouraging student entrepreneurs
Incubators play a significant role in encouraging student entrepreneurs

As the start up culture grows and evolves rapidly in India, incubators in collaboration with educational institutions look to provide new companies a springboard to stability.

'Equity MFs net inflow at Rs 64,000 crore so far this fiscal'

Equity mutual funds witnessed a significant net inflows of Rs 64,000 crore during the April-February period of this fiscal on account of strong participation of retail investors, Parliament was informed Friday.

BSE to introduce new function to prevent self trade

Leading stock exchange BSE will introduce a new functionality in equity, currency and equity derivatives segments to prevent self trades.