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Around 1.65 lakh demat accounts opened in October

Around 1.65 lakh investor accounts were added during the month of October, taking the cumulative number of such accounts on the nation's two depositories to 2.43 crore, shows latest data.

 

NSDL notches historic milestone of Rs 115 lakh crore custody value

NSDL notches historic milestone of Rs 115 lakh crore custody value

The National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) has achieved a historic milestone of crossing Rs 100 lakh crore custody value of securities held in its demat accounts, standing currently at Rs 115 lakh crore, an official said here on Saturday.

 

FPIs net inflow hit 7-month high of Rs 22,350 crore in October

FPIs net inflow hit 7-month high of Rs 22,350 crore in October

Foreign investors pumped in over Rs 22,350 crore (USD 3.44 billion) in the Indian capital markets in October, the highest in seven months, buoyed by RBI's rate cut and positive macroeconomic numbers.

FPIs net inflow tops Rs 19,000 crore in Oct, a 6-month high

FPIs net inflow tops Rs 19,000 crore in Oct, a 6-month high

Foreign investors have pumped in a staggering over Rs 19,000 crore in the Indian capital markets in October so far -- the highest level in six months -- buoyed by RBI's rate cut and positive macro numbers.

FPIs infuse Rs 2,200-crore in just 5 trading sessions

Foreign investors have poured in nearly Rs 2,200 crore in the Indian capital markets in the last five trading sessions on better economic growth prospects and continuous fall in crude prices.

Merchant bankers need to furnish financial details for Sebi's registration

Merchant bankers need to furnish details of their financial accounts as well as infrastructure facilities for seeking a registration to operate in the Indian capital markets, regulator Sebi said Thursday.

FPIs pull out around Rs 17,000-cr in two weeks on MAT worries

Overseas investors have pulled out nearly Rs 17,000 crore from the Indian capital markets in the first two weeks of the month amid continued taxation worries.

On MAT, FPIs cut India play, take out Rs 12k cr in May

Things got worse in May as FPIs have withdrawn an estimated Rs 12,256.21 crore so far.

FIIs inflow reaches Rs 21,000 crore so far in January

Overseas investors have pumped in a staggering over Rs 21,000 crore in Indian capital markets since the beginning of the month owing to easing inflation and rate cut by Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

NSE to auction FII limits for Rs 3,161 cr govt debt on Monday

The aggregate overseas investment in these securities has reached Rs 1,21,271 crore - 97.46 per cent of total permitted limit of Rs 1,24,432 crore - as on November 28.

Sebi tightens insider trading norms, revamps delisting rules

Revamping its nearly two-decade old regulations on insider trading, Sebi on Wednesday approved stricter norms, including new definition for connected people, to prevent the menace.

It's time we stop over-dependence on 'fickle FIIs': Parekh

Raising concern about over-dependence of Indian capital markets on foreign institutional investors, eminent banker Deepak Parekh has said that something needs to be done to change this pattern.

P-Notes investment rises to Rs 2.11 lakh crore in August

Investments into Indian capital markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) surged to Rs 2.11 lakh crore (over USD 34 billion) last month.

Foreign funds with 'opaque' structures can't invest in India

FPIs have been divided into three categories as per their risk profiles.

NSE bets on ETFs, other new products to expand market

Retailing of government securities and other bonds can be another big draw among small investors, National Stock Exchange's MD and CEO Chitra Ramkrishna said.

SEBI to amend existing regulations to usher in FPI regime

SEBI has decided to amend at least five key regulations, including those for listing disclosures, takeovers and market intermediaries, to bring into effect its new FPI norms that aim to ease operating framework for foreign investors in Indian capital markets.

Portfolio Managers' AUM reaches record high of Rs 6.2 lakh cr

Assets Under Management (AUM) of portfolio managers increased to Rs 6,17,208 crore at the end of May, from Rs 6,11,628 crore in the previous month.

Geojit ties up with BSE to launch 1st stock trading app for Facebook

The application was launched Wednesday by BSE MD and CEO Ashish Kumar Chauhan, who punched the first trade order in the presence Geojit BNP Chairman A P Kurian and Geojit Technologies Managing Director A Balakrishnan.

Indian capital markets among best on global standards: Montek

Calling for a greater global benchmarking of Indian capital markets going forward, Ahluwalia also said that markets in India has withstood the pressures of the time very well and has come a long way over the years.

Sebi allows FIIs to use govt, corporate bonds as collateral

In a move that would help boost flow of overseas funds into Indian capital markets, regulator Sebi on Wednesday allowed FIIs to offer government securities and corporate bonds as collaterals for their cash and derivative transactions on the stock exchanges.