Foreign flows into India drying up: Macquarie
Reuters Market Eye - Flows into India likely to remain limited in the near term, as relative valuations of stocks versus emerging markets do not look attractive, Macquarie says.
India thus "may be staring at a possible negative 12 month forward returns," Macquarie says.
The controversy over taxation for foreign investors, as well as macro challenges, are key reasons for net outflows of foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in April vs strong Jan-March inflows, Macquarie says.
Indian stocks look historically cheap, but is trading at a premium of around 33 percent vs emerging markets vs the long-term average of 27 percent, Macquarie estimates.
Nifty is seen trading in 5,000 to 5,500 range and the Sensex in 16,000 to 18,000 range, as "global liquidity glut" to provide some support, Macquarie says.
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this
- Weinstein brothers sue Time Warner over 'Hobbit' films
- UPDATE 2-Budget deal headed to vote in U.S. House, passage predicted
- SPECIAL REPORT - In the land of the holy cow, fury over beef exports
- U.S. foundation buys Hopi masks at auction to return to tribe
- CANADA STOCKS-Fed fears yank TSX to biggest drop in 5-1/2 months
One night in August on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, an angry mob ran amok. The rioters were incensed over an issue arguably as old as India itself: the eating of beef. Perhaps surprisingly in a country where so many people view cows as sacred, India could soon become the world's biggest beef exporter, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Full Article
Amount of dirty money leaving developing world jumped 14 pct in 2011 - report. Full Article