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FII investments in Indian equity markets falls to 7-month low: 7 facts

Overseas investors have pumped in a little over Rs 5,100 crore in Indian equity markets in September.

Overseas investors have pumped in a little over Rs 5,100 crore in Indian equity markets in September, making it the lowest net investment in seven months since February when they had infused Rs 1,404 crore.

1. Rs 93,493 crore: The value of equities bought by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in September

2. Rs 88,391 crore: Equities sold by FIIs

3. Rs 5,102 crore ($845 million): Net inflow during the month

4. According to market analysts, the move could be attributed to:

– Government?s decision to defer gas price hike

– Supreme Court’s verdict on cancellation of coal blocks

5. Market watchers, however, have said that the interest in the India story remains high among foreign investors.

6. Rs 83,438 crore ($14 billion): The net FII inflows in equities Since the beginning of the calendar 2014.

7. 1.18 lakh crore ($19.6 billion): FII investments into the debt market.

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First published on: 06-10-2014 at 15:14 IST