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FPIs infuse Rs 11,000-crore in stock markets in March

Overseas investors are raising their bets on Indian market as they have pumped in over Rs 11,000 crore into the domestic equities so far this month on continued hopes that the RBI would bring down the monetary policy rate.

Vijaya Bank plans to raise Rs 226 cr from LIC

Vijaya Bank plans to raise Rs 226 cr from LIC

State-owned Vijaya Bank today said it is planning to raise Rs 226 crore from allotment of equity shares to insurance major Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on preferential basis

Watch: Gujarat farmers allowed to opt for equity in industries

Farmers in Gujarat, whose land is purchased by an entrepreneur for setting up industries, would now have the option of equity participation in the venture against the price of the land.

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.