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Investment in capital market via p notes up at rs 57100 crore till april


Investment via P Notes up

new Delhi. Investment in domestic capital markets through Participatory Notes, ie P-Notes, reached Rs 57,100 crore by the end of April. It hit a 15-year low last month. P-Notes are issued by registered foreign portfolio investors i.e. FPIs to foreign investors who wish to invest in the Indian stock market without directly registering themselves. However, they have to go through the entire screening process. According to data from the Securities and Exchange Board of India i.e. SEBI, Indian markets by the end of April. Investments in shares, bonds, hybrid securities and derivatives through P-Notes amounted to Rs 57,100 crore. The figure stood at Rs 48,006 crore at the end of March. March investment was the lowest level since October 2004. At that time the investment through P-Notes in Indian markets was Rs 44,586 crore.

Investments via P-Notes came down to a low in March due to widespread market fluctuations amid a recessionary situation caused by the Corona virus. Out of the total investment of Rs 57,100 crore till April through P-Notes, Rs 46,165 crore was invested in shares, Rs 10,619 crore in bonds, Rs 177 crore in derivatives segment and Rs 139 crore in hybrid securities.

This post was published on May 24, 2020 1:03 pm

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