During the meeting, the regulator found that "the participants were keen on emerging areas such as REITs (real estate investment trusts) and InvITs, (infrastructure investment trusts) which have more than $10 billion asset size as on today".
On September 18, the US central bank cut interest rates by 25 basis points citing implications of global developments for the economic outlook as well as muted inflation pressures.
Jhunjhuwala sees 10,500-10,750 levels acting as a floor for the Nifty
Representatives from the capital markets and FPIs are slotted to meet the FM on August 9.
FPIs pulled out a net sum of Rs 2,632.58 crore from equities and Rs 248.52 crore from the debt segment during August 1-2, taking the cumulative net outflow to Rs 2,881.10 crore.
While the market traded in the green for most of July, a delayed monsoon, muted corporate results, an overhang on economic growth, and several other factors weighed heavy on investor sentiment.
Many FPIs exited the market after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced surcharges for foreign investors in Budget 2019
Sakshi Batra chats with Moneycontrol's Deputy Executive Editor, Gaurav Choudhary to find out how the announcement in Budget 2019 has affected the FPIs.
Insurance, capital goods,NBFCs are some of the sectors that caught the eye of overseas investors
FPIs invested a net amount of Rs 14,300.22 crore in equities during April 1-16, while pulling out a net Rs 3,288.12 crore from the debt market.
SEBI has asked custodians to provide a list of non-compliant FPIs and have informed brokers to not execute trades on their behalf
This comes following a cumulative net inflow of Rs 8,584 crore in the equity markets by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) during November and December
This could make 2018 the worst year in terms of foreign portfolio investments in the Indian capital markets and follows a record net inflow of about Rs 2 lakh crore into equities and debt securities in 2017
This is much higher than the over Rs 21,000 crore net outflow seen in entire September
The rupee slide may prompt the government to float NRI bonds, but this will not be the first time.
The latest round of outflow came after foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) had poured in $7.77 billion in 2017, while DIIs had invested $14 billion during the same period, said a report by Morningstar Investment Adviser.
Most of the funds, interestingly, have been invested in the debt market by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs).
This follows a record net inflow of Rs 56,944 crore (USD 8.7 billion) last month, mainly on expectations that BJP's victory in the recently held assembly polls would lead to faster reforms.
After touching an intraday high of 64.41, the rupee ended the session at 64.43, up 0.3 percent from its previous close.
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).
In February, Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) had made a net investment of Rs 15,862 crore in equity and debt markets. Prior to that, FPIs had pulled out more than Rs 80,000 crore between October 2016 to January 2017.
Regulator Sebi today permitted FPIs to invest in unlisted corporate debt securities and securitised debt instruments with a ceiling of Rs 35,000 crore in a bid to deepen capital markets.
Overseas investors have pumped in over Rs 14,600 crore into the Indian capital markets this month so far, enthused by clarity on FPI taxation.
After four months of selling frenzy, overseas investors turned net buyers in February and pumped in over Rs 2,300 crore in the capital market over the last three sessions, enthused by clarity on FPI taxation.
The Union Budget has exempted Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in Category I and II from the indirect transfer provision