Financial Services
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Financial Services India

Latest update: July, 2018

  • The asset management industry in India is among the fastest growing in the world. As of November 2017, 42 asset management companies were operating in the country
  • At the end of March 2018, the assets under management of the mutual fund industry stood at Rs 21.36 lakh crore (US$ 331.42 billion).
  • India registered a record inflow of amount of US$ 51.02 billion in mutual funds in FY 2016-17. According to the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) data, this was the highest investment in mutual fund schemes since the fiscal 1999-2000.
  • The number of mutual fund (MF) portfolios have increased to 66.5 million as of December 2017, backed by rising interest in MFs among investors.
  • Mutual fund (MF) equity portfolios in India reached a 10-year high of 49.3 million, by end of 2017.

Notes: AUM – Assets Under Management, * - as on the March 31st of every year, * - Exchange rate used is average of 2017-18 i.e. 64.45
Source: AMFI, Aranca Research

  • The number of listed companies on NSE and BSE increased from 6,445 in FY10 to 7,501 in March 2018.
  • The market capitalisation of all the companies listed on the BSE reached a record Rs 150 lakh crore (US$ 2.33 trillion) backed by high gains in the broader market.
  • The amount raised by IPOs in India increased from US$ 318 million in FY 2008-09 to US$ 10,888 million in FY 2017-18*.
  • Initial Public Offers (IPOs) by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India received record funding of Rs 16.79 billion (US$ 259.35 million) in 2017 through 133 issues.
  • The total amount of initial public offerings increased to Rs 84,357 crore (US$ 13,089 million) by the end of FY18.

Notes: FII – Foreign Institutional Investors, NSE – National Stock Exchange, BSE – Bombay Stock Exchange, * - As of March 2018, ^ - as per a study by rating agency ICRA, # - as of January 2018
Source: SEBI, ^ - as per a report by EY

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