Foreign Portfolio Investment Current Affairs, GK & News

FPI inflows in India: Rs 2.74 lakh crores in 2021

In 2021, India has emerged as the largest recipient of Foreign Portfolio Investments. The net FPI inflow for the fiscal year 2020-21 was Rs 2.74 lakh crores. Investment in equity segment The investments in the equity segment for the year 2020-21 touched Rs 2,74,503.  This is the highest quantum of money recorded since the National ..

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UN: China overtakes US for Foreign Direct Investment

Recent figures by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development highlights that, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s top destination for the foreign direct investment (FDI) in the year 2020. Highlights The eastward shift of the destination was the result of Covid-19 pandemic from which the United States is still recovering. ..

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RBI Issues Draft on Rupee Interest Rate (IR) Derivatives Directions 2020

The Reserve Bank have proposed to allow foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to undertake the rupee interest rate derivatives which is subject to a ceiling of ₹5,000 crore. These directions aim to encourage high non-resident participation, to enhance the role of domestic market makers in the other market, to improve transparency and to achieve better regulatory ..

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Forex Reserves of India are rising

The Forex Reserves of India are increasing and are to hit 500 billion USD soon. In May 2020, the Indian Forex Reserves touched an all time high of 493 billion USD. What is Foreign Exchange Reserve? The Foreign Exchange Reserves are the reserve assets that are held by the central bank in foreign currencies. It ..

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SEBI Proposes Changes to FPI rules

The HR Khan committee constituted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has proposed wide-ranging changes to the foreign portfolio investment (FPI) regime. The changes proposed are aimed at boosting capital flows into the country by improving the ease of doing business, especially for large and well-regulated global institutions. Recommendations of the HR ..

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