Equities remain the most favoured asset class despite high valuations. However, the extended sluggishness in the property market s forcing many wealthy families to trim down their direct exposure to real estate
Investors in the grey market sell within minutes of listing as the losses can balloon if the price moves against them.
HNIs, in the past, have made decent gains by leveraged IPO applications, borrowing money for IPOs that are expected to have a premium listing.
The monthly average for inflow in equity mutual funds stood at 2015 Rs 7550 crore, where for the first seven months of 2016 it stands at Rs 2293 crore.
Growth of ultra-high networth individuals (HNIs) in the country slowed to under 7 percent to reach 1.46 lakh at the end of 2015-16, according to a report.
Stock exchange rules require companies to disclose the details of shares pledged by them. But many companies are known to get around the rules, because promoters hold shares in benaami accounts as well
Ambareesh Baliga says it is time to go out and buy. When the Nifty was around 7500, his strategy was to have more exposure to debt than equity but that has now reversed after Nifty cracked 7500 levels.
During times of such volatility, Hiren Ved of Alchemy Capital Management says everything works on a day to day basis. "A little bit of better results, global markets are okay, then that adds to confidence because at this point in time there is too much fear on the streets," he says
To attract retail investors, mutual fund houses are contemplating "robo" advisory route, wherein automated algorithm-based advice will be provided without human intervention.
A BSE spokesperson said the exchange has stopped trading deep out of money options from July 2015
Investments through participatory notes (P-Notes) into India's capital market dropped to Rs 2.75 lakh crore (about USD 43 billion) at the end of June, after touching over seven years high in the preceding month.
Leo Puri also said that FIIs have been the main drivers so far but it is good to see that domestic investors including HNIs and retail investors have been participating.
This indicates that a growing number of investors feel the Nifty is likely to continue its uptrend for the next 2-3 years and that they stand a good chance of making handsome returns
Top management officials of the major office occupiers in each of the respective cities along with NRIs and HNIs are the typical target audience in the villa segment. Typical second home buyers looking at villas as holiday homes are also a potential target for this segment.
A more precise definition of luxury housing in India is housing which offers opulent living spaces and ultra-modern luxurious amenities.
Bangalore is also the third-largest real estate investment hub for High Net worth Individuals (HNIs) and tops the list in terms of investments from Non Resident Indians (NRIs) looking at settling down in India in the future.
RBI has recently announced the details of the much-awaited Inflation Indexed National Saving Securities for the retail investors; proposed to be launched in the 2nd half of this month
Buying an office or retail space is a huge investment, which is why commercial real estate has been traditionally seen as an asset class that only institutional investors or heavyweight HNIs could invest in. Many retail investors are now getting into the office real estate game.
At the end of September, foreign investments in Indian market through P-Notes were at Rs 1.71 lakh crore. P-Notes, mostly used by overseas HNIs, hedge funds and foreign institutions, allow them to invest in Indian markets through registered Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs)
Sanjay Chugh of Jones Lang LaSalle India provides an input into the real estate market in Bangalore.
Does this yield variation in Asian cities clearly reflect the risk-return trade-off? The World Bank‘s Registering Property index (part of its Doing Business index) provides some insights.
After about five years of releasing its first draft regulations for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), the capital market watchdog Sebi has moved a step forward today issuing draft guidelines to finally allow REITs in India. This is expected to pep up the cash strapped sector with the capital infusion in the form of REITs.
According to the latest data released by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), the total value of P-Note investments in Indian markets (equity, debt and derivatives) rose to 1,64,817 crore at the end of August.
They are being probed for inducing HNIs and other investors to trade on spot market commodity exchange with promise of high returns. They are also being investigated by Sebi for possible diversion of funds from equity and derivative portfolios for trading on NSEL through their own proprietary accounts or client accounts
Participatory notes investments hit a 11 month low of USD 25 billion in June to Rs 1.47 lakh crore. According to a release by Sebi, the investments declined after hitting a high of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in May.