The Indian stock market witnessed shifting trends as foreign institutional investors (FIIs) scaled down their selling activities, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) remained actively engaged.
Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs)
– In the cash segment, FIIs made gross purchases totaling ₹10,375.25 crore.
– Their gross sales amounted to ₹12,006.88 crore.
– Consequently, FIIs recorded a net sales figure of -₹1,631.63 crore in the cash segment.
– In the derivatives market, FIIs displayed mixed activity:
– In the index future segment, FIIs recorded gross purchases of ₹4,998.46 crore and gross sales of ₹3,729.63 crore, resulting in a net purchase of ₹1,268.83 crore.
– In the stock future segment, FIIs were net buyers with gross purchases totaling ₹20,192.50 crore and gross sales of ₹15,645.74 crore. This led to a net purchase of ₹4,546.76 crore.
– In the options segment, FIIs were active:
– In index options, FIIs made gross purchases of ₹2,234,200.62 crore and gross sales of ₹2,265,607.37 crore, resulting in a net sales figure of -₹31,406.75 crore.
– In stock options, FIIs recorded gross purchases of ₹25,482.70 crore and gross sales of ₹25,124.96 crore, leading to a net purchase of ₹357.74 crore.
The reduced selling activity by FIIs in the cash segment and increased buying in index futures and stock futures indicate a more balanced market sentiment.
Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs)
– In the cash segment, DIIs maintained their positive stance with gross purchases of ₹8,104.69 crore.
– Gross sales by DIIs stood at ₹7,254.83 crore.
– This resulted in a net purchase figure of ₹849.86 crore in the cash segment.
DIIs, including mutual funds and insurance companies, continued to play an active role with consistent net buying, reflecting their ongoing confidence in the market.
The day’s market activity highlights the ever-evolving nature of market dynamics and the significant influence of institutional investors. As market participants closely monitor these trends, market conditions are expected to remain dynamic, influenced by both domestic and global factors.
Investors and analysts will continue to closely observe the actions of FIIs and DIIs in the coming sessions, as these trends often provide valuable insights into market direction and investor sentiment.