In another day of active trading in the Indian stock market, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and domestic institutional investors (DIIs) exhibited differing trends, with FIIs recording net sales in most segments, while DIIs remained net buyers.
Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs)
In the cash segment, FIIs made gross purchases totaling ₹8,414.44 crore.
However, their gross sales were higher at ₹10,139.55 crore, resulting in a net sales figure of -₹1,725.11 crore in the cash segment.
In the derivatives market, FIIs displayed a mixed approach
In the index future segment, FIIs recorded gross purchases of ₹1,846.27 crore and gross sales of ₹1,577.06 crore, resulting in a net purchase of ₹269.21 crore.
In the stock future segment, FIIs continued to be net sellers with gross purchases of ₹10,756.70 crore and gross sales of ₹12,623.61 crore. This led to a net sales figure of -₹1,866.91 crore.
In the options segment, FIIs remained active
In index options, FIIs made gross purchases of ₹1,114,149.26 crore and gross sales of ₹1,480,101.17 crore, resulting in a net sales figure of -₹3,228.87 crore.
In stock options, FIIs recorded gross purchases of ₹17,612.20 crore and gross sales of ₹17,912.93 crore, leading to a net sales figure of -₹300.73 crore.
The net sales by FIIs in the cash and options segments reflect their cautious approach or profit-taking stance, potentially influenced by global economic factors and market conditions.
Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs)
DIIs maintained their net buying streak in the cash segment, with gross purchases amounting to ₹8,580.69 crore.
Gross sales by DIIs stood at ₹7,502.83 crore.
This resulted in a net purchase figure of ₹1,077.86 crore in the cash segment.
DIIs, including mutual funds and insurance companies, continued to express confidence in the Indian market. Their consistent net buying activity in the cash segment underscores their positive outlook on the country’s economic fundamentals and growth potential.
The contrasting activities of FIIs and DIIs highlight the complexity of market dynamics and the significant role played by institutional investors in shaping market sentiment. As market participants closely monitor these trends, market conditions are likely to continue fluctuating, influenced by both domestic and global factors.
Investors and analysts will keenly watch the actions of FIIs and DIIs in the upcoming sessions, as these trends often provide valuable insights into market direction and investor sentiment.