Amid concerns over possible misuse of always-in-controversy P-Notes, mutual funds have emerged as the top users of these offshore instruments for investing in Indian markets with a share of over 60 per cent.
Continuing with their bullish stance on India for the second month, overseas investors have pumped in over USD 1 billion into the capital markets in April so far, buoyed by the recent rate cut by the Reserve Bank and hopes of
Overseas investors have pulled out a massive Rs 4,600 crore from the Indian capital markets this month so far, primarily on account of continuous fall in crude oil prices and fears of a global slowdown.
Despite global volatility and a general risk aversion prevailing in the market, foreign investors continue to remain positive on the Indian debt market with the last six sessions bringing in a net inflow of $389.28 million.
With just four days of trading to go, the Sensex has lost 1,660 points or over six per cent in 2015, after gaining nearly 30 per cent in the previous year. The index had last registered an yearly loss in 2011 when it fell 24
A favourite of foreign investors for many years, Indian equities seem to have lost the plot this year as the net inflows of the so-called 'hot money' or foreign portfolio investments dipped below $3 billion.