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Street-smart HNIs raise equity holdings as market corrects


Individual investors are reported to have been at the forefront of stock trading over the past few months. Leading them are high networth individuals (HNIs), who have been astute in increasing their stakes in stocks amid the market fall.

A BusinessLine analysis of the changes in shareholding patterns of listed companies shows that the shareholding of HNIs — individuals holding more than ₹2 lakh of the nominal capital of a stock — increased to 2.4 per cent in the June 2020 quarter from 2 per cent in the December 2019 quarter.

The analysis is based on 3,945 listed companies that ...


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