Long-Term Players Unfazed by Sell-Off, Stay Bullish on India

Pension funds, endowments, and other long-term investors from overseas are registered with Indian securities regulators—even during last month's sharp sell-off

Long-term players like pension funds and endowment funds from foreign shores continued to get registered with the Indian market regulator even as FIIs have pulled out over $10 billion from the Indian markets so far this year. Nearly 238 new FIIs have got registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) since January this year and 24 of them came in the last month alone when the market witnessed sharp sell off. The overall number of FIIs and their sub accounts registered with Sebi now stands at 1,543 and 4,767, respectively.

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