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India overtakes China in investment by US

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Though India’s exposure within the emerging market basket has gradually declined, India has overtaken China in terms of direct equity allocation by US investors.

Flash points

  • The report was revealed by US treasury showed that 1.8% of direct equity holdings of US is with India
  • It is 6% equity holdings for ChinaIndia overtakes China in investment by US
  • The direct investment has risen from $7 billion in September 2013 to $12 billion in December 2015.
  • US investors’ direct investment in Chinese equities has declined from $12.8 billion to $11.1 billion.

Emerging Market allocation

  • The allocation to India as emerging market has declined gradually
  • The US investor’s equity allocation to emerging markets is down to 12%, which is lower than the peak of 18% in December 2009
  • Peak allocation to emerging market for India by US in 2015-5.7%
  • Peak allocation to emerging market for India by US in 2016- 3.7%
  • It was compiled by Kotak Institutional equities