Reuters  Apr 3  Comment 
Global debt rose to 325 percent of the world's gross domestic product in 2016, totalling $215 trillion (172.39 trillion pounds), an Institute for International Finance report released on Monday showed, boosted by the rapid growth of issuance in...
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 2  Comment 
The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) is planning to set up a Centre of Excellence for casting technology and a skill development centre in Coimbatore.This proposal, which awaits the Centre’s appr...
Reuters  Dec 21  Comment 
REUTERS - Non-resident investors have pulled a total of $23 billion from emerging market portfolios since early October, a survey released on Tuesday showed, including $18 billion since the U.S. presidential election.
Financial Times  Dec 1  Comment 
More than $24bn pulled from emerging market stocks and bonds in November, says IIF
Reuters  Nov 3  Comment 
Emerging markets will see net capital outflows in 2017 for the fourth year in a row but the projected outflows of $206 billion will be much less than the $373 billion expected this year, the Institute for International Finance said on Thursday.
Euromoney  Oct 19  Comment 
Has Jamie Dimon been taking public speaking lessons from Donald Trump? Watching a panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) in Washington recently, where he sat alongside Mike Corbat and James Gorman,...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 27  Comment 
The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) here has conferred the ‘Best Exporter of Castings’ award on SEForge Ltd (SEFL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzlon Group. The award is in recognition of SEF...
Mondo Visione  Jul 7  Comment 
The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the Japan Financial Markets Council (JFMC) and The Clearing House (TCH) today responded to...
Reuters  Jun 30  Comment 
Early signs show that last week's vote by Britain to leave the European Union has had no immediate impact on emerging market asset flows, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) said on Thursday.
Financial Times  Jun 17  Comment 
IIF says profits and productivity at risk as EM creditworthiness deteriorates


Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund (NYSE : IIF) was incorporated in 1993. Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Inc. serves as the investment advisor of the fund. Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc. operates as a nondiversified, closed-end management investment company.

Investment Objective

The Funds investment objective is long-term capital appreciations, which it seeks to, achieve by investing primarily in equity securities of Indian issuers. The Fund will invest at least 65% of its total assets in equity securities of Indian issuers, which for this purpose means common and preferred stock bonds, notes and debentures convertible into common or preferred stock, stock purchase warrants and rights, equity interests in trusts and partnerships and American , Global and other types of Depositary Receipts. The Fund may invest up to 25% of its total assets in unlisted equity securities of Indian issuers.

The Fund may write covered call and put options on portfolio securities and other financial instruments. It invests in industries, such as automobiles, commercial banks, electrical equipment, food products, information technology services, media, pharmaceuticals and wireless telecommunication services. The Fund’s investment advisor and administrator is Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc.

Top five holdings

As of March 31st 2008 these were

  • Reliance Industries Ltd
  • HDFC Bank Ltd.
  • ABB India Ltd.
  • SBI
  • Larsen and Toubro Ltd.


  1. MS India

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