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Debt Utilisation Status FIIs & QFIs

Debt Utilisation Status as on January 13, 2015
S.No Type of Instrument Upper Cap
(in USD bn)
Upper Cap
(INR Cr.) [i]
  (A)
Investment as reported by Custodians (INR Cr.)
(B)
Unutilised Limit available with the entity acquiring limits
(INR Cr)
( C )
Total Investments including limits acquired by the entity
(INR Cr)
(D) = (B) + ( C )
% of limits exhausted
(E) = (D)/(A)
Free Limit (INR cr)
(F) = (A)- (D)

1

Government Debt (auction) [ii]

25 124,432 123,434 997 124,431 100.00 1

Government Debt (on tap) [ii & iii]

5 29,137 29,129 Not Applicable 29,129 99.97 8

1(a)

Treasury Bills

5.5 [iv] 25416 1,558 - 1,558 6.13 23,858

2

Corporate Debt [v]

51 244,323 150,657 Not applicable 150,657 61.66 93,666

2(a)

Commercial Papers

2 [vi] 9,978 9,828 125 9,953 99.75 25

2(b)

Credit Enhanced Bonds

5 [vii] 23,953 - - 0 0.00 23,953

Grand Total

81 397,892 303,220 1,122 304,217 76.46 93,675

NOTE:

    • i. While the government announces the limits on debt investments to FIIs & QFIs in USD terms, for allocation and monitoring purposes, these limits are converted into INR terms using the RBI reference rate as on the date of the announcements/effective dates. Increase/Decrease in sub limits are computed proportionately on basis of debt limits announced by Government of India.
    • ii. Includes investment in Interest Rate Futures by FIIs registered with SEBI inclusive of investment as per SEBI circular ref. no. CIR/MRD/DRMNP/2/2014 dated January 20, 2014.
    • iii. Investments by FIIs registered with SEBI under the categories of Sovereign Wealth Funds, Multilateral Agencies, Endowment funds, Insurance funds, pension funds and Foreign Central banks as per SEBI circular ref. no. CIR/IMD/FIIC/17/2014 dated July 23, 2014.
    • iv. (US$ 5.5 billion within the limit of US$ 30 billion for Government Debt)
    • v.Beginning April 01, 2013, FIIs can invest in Corporate Debt without purchasing debt limits till the overall investment reaches 90% after which the auction mechanism would be initiated for allocation of the remaining limits. For sub limits of Commercial Paper (CP) and Credit Enhanced Bonds (CR), when the overall investment reaches 90%, then approval of depositories is required for allocation of the remaining limits for CP and CR.
    • vi. (US$ 2 billion within the limit of US$ 51 billion for Corporate Debt)
    • vii. (US$ 5 billion within the limit of US$ 51 billion for Corporate Debt)
    • viii. The data displayed above is updated as on and upto January 13, 2015 i.e., the date of last transaction as reported by Custodians
    • ix. Approval for fresh purchases in Commercial Paper granted by Depositories for next trading day (Refer Unutilised Limit available with the entity acquiring limits in Commercial Papers