December blast: Foreign investors invest Rs 62,016 crore in Indian markets


new Delhi. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) remained net buyers in Indian markets for the third consecutive month after investing Rs 68,558 crore in the Indian market in December. Foreign investors are increasingly interested in investing in emerging markets and India has been successful in acquiring a large part of it.

Foreign investors invested a record Rs 62,016 crore in stocks and Rs 6,542 crore in bonds, according to data from the National Security Depositories Limited. His net investment in the Indian market in December stood at Rs 68,558 crore. It is said to be the highest investment in equities since the start of the National Securities Depository (NSDL) release of FPI investment data. Earlier, FPIs had invested a maximum of Rs 60,358 crore in equity in November.

As per the data, FPIs were net buyers in October and November. FPIs invested Rs 22,033 crore in October and Rs 62,951 crore in November. Harsha Jain, co-founder and COO of GRO, said, “Foreign investors can withdraw money from the shares of some major companies in companies in the midcap and smallcap segments. The reason is that the shares of large companies have attracted more investment so far. And now the valuation has become very expensive. ”

The confidence of foreign investors has strengthened on the equity market. Jain said that the success of the Corona vaccine could revive economic activity. With this, investment in 2021 may also continue.

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