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Foreign Investors Buy Net 2.14 Billion Rupees of Indian Stocks

June 12, 2012

Overseas investors bought a net 2.14 billion rupees ($38.8 million) of Indian stocks yesterday, raising total investment in equities this year to 419.2 billion rupees, according to the nation’s market regulator.

Foreigners bought 16.2 billion rupees of shares and sold 14.1 billion rupees, the Securities & Exchange Board of India said on its website today. Foreign funds bought a net 7.53 billion rupees of bonds, taking total inflow into debt this year to 199.8 billion rupees, the data show.

The regulator provides data on shares bought and sold by large investors, including trades in the primary and secondary markets, with a delay of at least a day.

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