According to the depositories data, a net Rs 3,510 crore was withdrawn from equities, while Rs 1,472 crore was pumped into debts by FPIs between September 1-11.
FPIs have turned their focus towards emerging markets like India also because these markets have been performing well and offer a good potential to generate better returns.
Prior to this, FPIs were net buyers for two consecutive months. They invested Rs 3,301 crore in July and Rs 24,053 crore in June on net basis.
Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) invested a net Rs 7,842 crore in equities and Rs 485 crore in the debt segment between August 3-6, according to depositories data.
During the first five trading sessions of June, overseas investors put in a net sum of Rs 20,814 crore in equities but pulled out a net Rs 2,225 crore from the debt segment.
Equities saw a net outflow of Rs 6,883 crore in April and Rs 61,973 crore in March, hit by coronavirus-induced disruptions.
Reversing their two-month selling streak, overseas investors pumped in a net Rs 15,958 crore in the Indian capital markets in the first week of May.
FPIs have been net buyers in the Indian markets since September 2019, the data showed.
FPIs had been net buyers for two months to November, with investments of Rs 16,037.6 crore in October and Rs 22,871.8 crore in November on a net basis.
A close look at the list shows that FPIs are betting on a recovery in the small & midcap space, even though most of the stocks have corrected in the last one year.
Under the new norms, all insurance entities and funds from FATF member countries have been classified as category-I FPIs.
According to the depository data, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold equities worth Rs 10,416.25 crore on a net basis during August 1-16 period.
Stakeholders brought to the notice of the minister the issue of surcharge on FPIs
Many FPIs exited the market after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced surcharges for foreign investors in Budget 2019
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Most experts feel that flows are expected to be rangebound in 2019 as FPIs may continue with a cautious stance until there are concrete signs of economic recovery and a stable government
The latest withdrawal comes following a net outflow of over Rs 21,000 crore from the capital markets (both equity and debt) last month
The latest withdrawal comes following a net infusion of close to Rs 5,200 crore in the capital markets (both equity and debt) last month
This comes following a net outflow of over Rs 45,000 crore from capital markets (equity and debt) in the last two months.
Foreign portfolio investors will have to ensure that their exposure in government securities as well as corporate bonds of less than one year maturity will remain below 20 percent.
Net inflow by foreign portfolio investors from equities stood at Rs 6,380 crore during March 1-16.
This comes following a net inflow of over Rs 62,000 crore in last six months from February-July 2017.
According to the depository data, FPIs infused a net sum of Rs 1,132 crore in equities during April 3-21 and another Rs 17,758 crore in the debt segment, translating into a combined inflow of Rs 18,890 crore (US 2.91 billion).
The Reserve Bank today increased foreign portfolio investors' (FPI) limits on investment in government bonds by an aggregate Rs 170 billion for the April- June period.
Benchmark Sensex slipped 27 points today to end at 29,620.50 on the last trading day of 2016-17, but scored a gain of over 16 percent for the full fiscal during which investors' wealth grew by over Rs 26 lakh crore.