Mumbai: Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs
) sold shares
worth ₹9,344 crore across 16 out of the 24 sectors under consideration between November 1 and 15, according to data from National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL
). The outflow was highest in automobiles, financial services, power, information technology (IT) and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG
) while inflows were highest in healthcare, consumer services, realty and other sectors for the period.
In the first 15 days of November, overseas investors were sellers to the tune of ₹1,494 crore.
The automobile sector witnessed further selling by foreigners worth ₹1,722 crore in the first-half of November, after pulling ₹607 crore out of the sector in October. These investors also remained sellers in financial services shares worth ₹1,566 crore after ₹8,567 crore worth of outflows from the sector in October. The other index heavyweight – information technology-also witnessed selling to the tune of ₹1,179 crore in this period after pulling out ₹3,262 crore last month
FPIs were buyers in healthcare, consumer services, realty and mining sectors. These investors infused ₹1,133 crore into healthcare stocks after selling to the tune of ₹1,081 crore in October.
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