ET Wealth | Will FIIs return to Indian equities?

Business NewsWealthInvestFIIs withdraw Rs 4.4 lakh crore from equities in 16 months. Why they are quitting, what should retail investors do


The massive vacuum created by the withdrawals of FIIs has been partially filled by domestic institutional investors. They have purchased equities worth almost Rs.3.68 lakh crore in the past 16 months.

The hot money that foreign investors poured into Indian markets has been flowing out at a rate never seen in recent history. FIIs have sold a record Rs.4.38 lakh crore worth of Indian stocks in the past 16 months (see graphic), averaging net sales of more than Rs.1,300 crore on every trading day since 1 April 2021. The selling abated considerably in July but there are no conclusive signs of a trend reversal yet. “The sustained selling has


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