Foreign Investment in India

Foreign investors pumped in over 22,350 crore rupees in the Indian capital markets in October, the highest in seven months, buoyed by RBI’s rate cut and positive macroeconomic numbers. Most of the fresh capital has been infused in the debt market.

The net inflow in equities stood at 6,650 crore rupees in October, while it was 15,700 crore rupees for debt, translating into a total of 22,350 crore rupees, as per data compiled by the depositories.

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This is the highest investment by FPIs since March when they had poured in 20,723 crore rupees into Indian markets.

The huge inflows during October also reverses the outflows seen during the past two months. FPIs pulled out over 23,000 crore rupees from the capital market in the past two months.

Since the beginning of the year, overseas investors have made a net investment of 27,697 crore rupees in equities and55,096 crore rupees in debt market.