|Investment in value through GDRs reach $311 billion.|
Mumbai: Despite the international economic uncertainty, the interest of foreign investors in Indian firms doesn't seem to get on the wane, according to a study. in step with Kotak Institutional Equity analysis, possession by foreign portfolio investors within the BSE-200 Index, which has ADRs AN GDRs, reached $311 billion within the June quarter — a virtually seven growth in only 3 months.
The foreign portfolio investment at the top of the March 2016 quarter was $291 billion. Their holdings in BSE-200 firms in share terms raised to twenty four.9 percent against twenty four.5 percent within the previous quarter.
Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) holdings in BSE-200 firms lagged behind and raised to eleven.4 per cent within the June quarter from eleven.1 per cent at the top of the previous quarter. whereas each foreign and domestic investors appear to be optimistic about the prospects of Indian firms, their priority sectors appear to take issue. for example, sectors foreign investors have an interest in investment in banking and technology sectors and not thus keen on customers and industrial sectors.
Indian mutual funds ar optimistic concerning the prospects of industrials and banking sectors. They, however, don't seem to be greatly fascinated by client, technology and metals and mining. while foreign investors bought in sectors like cars, banking, and energy, domestic investors sold-out stocks in automobile and cement and raised their stake in the pharmaceutical company. the very best increase within the stakes of FPIs was in India money Inclusion, HDIL, and Castrol India. while MFs were in Castrol India, Ipca Labs, and United Breweries.