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Govt okays 16 foreign investment proposals worth Rs 6,751 crore

Govt okays 16 foreign investment proposals worth Rs 6,751 crore

The government on Wednesday approved 16 foreign investment proposals, including those of Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Star India Private Limited, amounting to Rs 6,750.86 crore.

Investment via P-Notes shrinks to Rs 2.68 lakh crore

Investments into Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) have dropped to Rs 2.68 lakh crore (USD 42 billion) at the end of April, after hitting over 7-year high in the preceding month.

RBI may allow FIIs to buy more government bonds in two years

The Reserve Bank may look at lifting cap on foreign holding of government debt in two years, once the economy has reached its potential growth rate, Governor Raghuram Rajan has said.

India's debt limit auction attracts strong foreign investor demand

India attracted 49.63 billion rupees ($814.61 million) worth of bids from foreign investors in its auction of government debt limits on Thursday, much higher than the 30.17 billion rupees on offer, according to two dealers.

Foreign investors barred fresh IRF exposure as limit reached

Once 90 percent of limit is utilised, FIIs are not allowed to further increase their long position in IRF.

Heavy foreign buying in options points to big move

Overseas investors bought Indian equity derivatives worth 41.22 billion rupees ($677.4 million) on Tuesday, NSE data shows.

FII selling of Indian stocks on Thursday biggest in a month

Overseas investors sold shares worth 16.54 billion rupees ($273.2 million) on Thursday, their biggest single-day selling since July 2, provisional exchange data shows.

FIIs buy Indian shares, derivatives worth $1 billion

Foreign investors were buyers of 24.73 billion rupees in Indian equities on Monday, their biggest single day buying since September 19, regulatory and exchange data show.

Signs of foreign buying fatigue emerge in India

After pumping in around USD 6 billion in Indian cash shares since late August, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) are slowing their pace of purchases.

FIIs snap 11-day selling streak in Indian shares

Foreign institutional investors turn net buyers in the secondary share market after 11 consecutive sessions of selling a total of about USD 1 billion.

FIIs pump in $4 bn in May; inflow crosses $15-bn mark in 2013

Overseas investors have pumped in more than Rs 22,000 crore (about USD 4 billion) in the Indian stock market in May, the highest level in three months.

'Stock mkts likely to remain volatile; GDP data, FII trend key'

The May 2013 derivatives contract expire on Thursday, is likely to keep the markets choppy in the first half of the week, marketmen said.

FIIs invest Rs 7,500 cr in Indian stock market in May so far

With this, the total foreign investor investments in the country's equity market has reached Rs 68,561 crore (USD 12.7 billion) since the beginning of 2013.

FII invests Rs 5,414 crore in Apr; lowest in 16 months

Overseas investors have pumped in Rs 5,414 crore (about USD 1 billion) in the Indian stock market in April, the lowest in 16-months, amid political and economic worries.

FIIs invest Rs 1.63 lakh cr in capital market in 2012: FM

FII investment 2010 was over Rs 1.79 lakh crore.

FIIs invest Rs 1,200 cr in equities this month

Adopting a bullish stance on India, overseas investors have pumped over Rs 1,200 (rpt) 1,200 crore into the Indian equity market this month so far.

FIIs sell over $260 mn in equities during this week

With Indian equities markets in a firm bearish grip because of slowing domestic growth and bleak global economic conditions, foreign funds pulled out over USD 260 million during the week ended Dec 16.

FII limit for purchase of G-secs to be raised soon: Finmin

The government is likely to soon increase the purchase limit of government securities by the Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs), a move that will help it meet the enhanced market borrowing target without hurting liquidity position in the system.

Infra firms to dominate, to tailor issues to FII needs

Infrastructure firms are likely to be dominant issuers in India's corporate debt market this week, offering paper targeted at foreign investors who have won new limits to buy such debt.

FIIs offload shares worth $1.5 bn in first 12 days of August

Foreign institutional investors (FII) have offloaded shares worth USD 1.30 billion (about Rs 5,829.40 crore) in the Indian equity market so far this month, as stock markets were rattled by global economic uncertainty.