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P-Notes investment continues to grow, till July end more than Rs 63,000 crore investment

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P-notes investment continues to soar, climbs to over Rs 63,000 cr till Jul-end

new Delhi. Investments in the domestic capital market through P-notes (participatory notes) continue to grow. By the end of July it reached Rs 63,288 crore. According to data from market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), this is the fourth consecutive month when investment through P-Notes has increased.

Sebi said P-Notes investment in the Indian capital market, including shares, bonds, hybrid securities and derivatives, was Rs 62,138 crore at the end of June, which rose to Rs 63,288 crore at the end of July. Earlier, at the end of May and April this investment was Rs 60,027 crore and Rs 57,100 crore respectively.

The P-Notes investment hit a 15-year low of Rs 48,006 crore at the end of March. This figure for the end of March was the lowest level of investment since October 2004, when the total value of P-Notes investment in Indian markets was Rs 44,586 crore.

Of the total investment of Rs 63,288 crore by the end of July, Rs 52,356 crore has been invested in equity and Rs 10,429 crore in debt. Rs 250 crore has been invested in hybrid securities and Rs 190 crore has been invested in the derivatives segment. During February, January 2020 and December 2019, investment of 68,862 crores, 67,281 crores and 64,537 crores was made through P-Notes respectively. However, the investment during November 2019 was Rs 69,670 crore.

This post was published on August 21, 2020 5:53 pm

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