The Impact Of Fdi And On Indian Stock Market

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A foreign direct investment has become a striking measure of economic development in both developed and developing countries. FDI and FII thus have become instruments of international economic integration and incentive. Fast growing economies like China, Singapore etc., have registered unbelievable growth at onset of FDI. Though US captures most of the FDI inflows, developing countries still account for significant growth of FDI and rise in FII. FDI not only gives access to foreign capital but also provides domestic countries with cutting edge technology, desired skill sets, tools of innovation and other harmonious skills. The policies drafted to stimulate the flow of foreign capital in to India provided much needed an external (or) internal for India to emerge as an attractive destination for foreign investors. External factors such as global economic cues, FDI & FII, Exchange rate and Internal factors such as demand and supply, market cap, EPS generally drive and dictates the Indian stock market. The current paper makes an attempt to study the relationship and impact of FDI & FII on Indian stock market using statistical measures namely correlation coefficient and multi regression during the study period from 2005 to 2014. Sensex and Nifty were considered as the representative of stock market as they are the most popular Indian stock market indices. It concludes that Flow of FDIs and FIIs in India determines the trend of Indian stock market during the study
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