NRIs can now invest in investment vehicles by saving into:
There are certainly attractive avenues in India, where NRIs obtain the freedom of investing in a diversified investment portfolio and significantly build up their investment portfolio. India is emerging as being the fastest growing investment destinations for NRIs. India is now the 5th largest economy in the world and is projected to be the 3rd largest after china and USA
Mutual funds are known for their simple ways of investing in increasingly complex financial markets. Mutual funds are so popular because of flexibility, affordability, diversification, liquidity, low costs, and regulated investor protection facilities.
Bank Fixed Deposits:
Fixed deposit facility (FD) the safest investment options in India as it is meant to generate stable income for an ideal investment period between 6-12 months. These facilities come in the form of FCNR, NRO and NRE deposits.
Reserve Bank has granted general permissions to financial institutions to provide housing finance loans to NRs.
NRIs are allowed to invest in both shares and stock. Either by directly subscribing to shares and debentures on a repatriable or non-repatriable basis and through a portfolio investment scheme.
Rules for NRIs to Invest:
As per the Section 2(V) of Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999, the following three rules are applicable for NRIs who are eligible to invest in India:-