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Investments by FPIs in Government securities


 Notice Date : 03 October 2016

CIRCULAR

IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2016/107

October 03, 2016

To

All Foreign Portfolio Investors

through their designated Custodians of Securities

The Depositories (NSDL and CDSL)

Sir / Madam,

Sub: Investments by FPIs in Government securities

1. RBI in its Fourth Bi-monthly Policy Statement for the year 2015-16, dated September 29, 2015 had announced a Medium Term Framework (MTF) for FPI limits in Government securities in consultation with the Government of India. Accordingly, SEBI had issued circulars CIR/IMD/FPIC/8/2015 dated October 06, 2015 and IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2016/45 dated March 29, 2016 regarding the allocation and monitoring of FPI debt investment limits in Government securities.

2. As announced in the MTF and in partial modification to Para 2 of the SEBI circular IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2016/45 dated March 29, 2016, it has been decided to enhance the limit for investment by FPIs in Government Securities, for the next half year, as follows:

a. Limit for FPIs in Central Government securities shall be revised to INR 148,000 cr on October 03, 2016 and INR 152,000 cr on January 02, 2017 respectively.

b. Limit for Long Term FPIs (Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), Multilateral Agencies, Endowment Funds, Insurance Funds, Pension Funds and Foreign Central Banks) in Central Government securities shall be enhanced to INR 62,000 cr and INR 68,000 cr on October 03, 2016 and January 02, 2017 respectively.

c. The limit for investment by all FPIs in State Development Loans (SDL) shall be enhanced to INR 17,500 cr on October 03, 2016 and INR 21,000 cr on January 02, 2017 respectively.

Please refer to the attached file for details

 

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on 04 October 2016
Notification No : IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2016/107
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