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Investment Trends Of Foreign Institutional Investors In India: An Analytical Overview




The permission to Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) in 1992, to invest in Indian stock market was the first major step of government towards the implication of the globalization policies regarding Indian financial system. Since then, FIIs have been contributing significantly and emerged as one of the main sources of equity capital flows to Indian stock markets. Present paper provides a glimpse of the latest investment trends of FIIs during year 2008-09 and 2009-10 (so far). The paper also provides an overview of FIIs related regulatory environment and recent policy changes to attract outgoing FIIs capital from Indian stock markets after global financial crisis.

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  • Anand Bansal & J.S. Pasricha, 2009. "Investment Trends Of Foreign Institutional Investors In India: An Analytical Overview," Journal of Academic Research in Economics, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Accounting and Financial Management Constanta, vol. 1(3 (Decemb), pages 307-318.
  • Handle: RePEc:shc:jaresh:v:1:y:2009:i:3:p:307-318

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    Foreign Institutional Investors; stock market; India; economic development.;

    JEL classification:

    • P45 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - International Linkages
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance


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