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Market sentiment gets a boost as FPI selloff stems in July after 10 months

What led to such record outflows? "Rising global central banks' rates, rupee depreciation, expensive valuations and geopolitical risks," says BofA in a note.

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Cooling commodity prices, softening bond yields and hopes that the US Federal Reserve will slow its pace of monetary tightening have led to the revival.

Sundar Sethuraman
Inflows from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) turned positive for the first time in 10 months in July. Between October 2021 and June 2022, overseas players had withdrawn Rs 2.54 trillion (over $32 billion) from domestic stocks.

What led to such record outflows? “Rising global central banks’ rates, rupee depreciation, expensive valuations and geopolitical risks,” says BofA in a note.

In July, while FPI inflows were only marginally positive, their coming in has been a big sentiment booster.

This has helped the domestic markets jump nearly 9 per cent. Cooling commodity prices, softening bond yields and hopes that

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First Published: Jul 29 2022 | 6:35 PM IST

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