The net FDI and net Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) in first eight months of 2019-20 stood at USD 24.4 billion and USD 12.6 billion respectively, more than the inflows received in the corresponding period of 2018-19, it added.
Benchmark indices Nifty50 and S&P BSE Sensex reached record highs during 2019-20 (up to January 16, 2020). The Sensex reached an all-time high closing of 41,952 on January 14, 2020, witnessing an increase of 7.9 per cent from 38,871 level on April 1, 2019.
Nifty-50 index reached an all-time high closing at 12,355 on January 16, 2020, the survey said.
"Change in composition of sensex over the years shows that pro-business policies give a level playing field, providing opportunities to all and keeping incumbents on their toes," Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian said in a tweet.