Demand surges for India debt market access products

Real money accounts have driven a 30% increase in sales accross the sector


Increased appetite for India fixed income from real money accounts, combined with the difficulty such investors face in gaining a licence to trade onshore directly, has driven a 30% rise in market access product sales over the past 12 months, according to dealers.

The Indian authorities took steps to make access to the country’s financial markets easier in June 2014 when it replaced the two-decade-old Foreign Institutional Investor scheme with the Foreign Portfolio Investor (FPI) structure. Howe

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