FII vs DII – Can DIIs replace FIIs in India

Economies like India, which offer relatively higher growth than the developed economies, have gained popularity as attractive investment destinations for foreign institutional investors (FIIs). Investors are optimistic on India and sentiments are favorable following the government’s announcement of a series of reform measures. FII’s net investments in Indian equities and debt have grown at a tremendous pace, backed by expectations of an economic recovery, falling interest rates and improving earnings outlook. Money invested by foreign institutional investors (FII), is often called ‘hot money’ because they can be pulled out at…

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Section 80G Deduction : Income Tax Deductions for Donations

The tax benefit of donating to charity Dhruv donated a small amount to a charity and was pleasantly surprised to find out he could claim a tax deduction on the donated amount. He wasn’t aware that donations to some charities entitled him to a tax discount. So Dhruv got a double benefit by donating to a worthy cause –it not only helped him do some good in society, he also got to pay less tax! He was the beneficiary of Section 80G of the Income Tax Act which reducedhis taxable…

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CAN DIIS REPLACE FIIS IN INDIA?

Economies like India, which offer relatively higher growth than the developed economies, have gained popularity as attractive investment destinations for foreign institutional investors (FIIs). Investors are optimistic on India and sentiments are favorable following the government’s announcement of a series of reform measures. FII’s net investments in Indian equities and debt have grown at a tremendous pace, backed by expectations of an economic recovery, falling interest rates and improving earnings outlook. Money invested by foreign institutional investors (FII), is often called ‘hot money’ because they can be pulled out at…

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