Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) keen to explore investment opportunities in Indian capital markets can choose from various investment avenues such as India dedicated Mutual Funds Schemes, Portfolio Investment Schemes and other eligible securities.

It is also the best time to invest in the Indian market, considering it is the only few markets in the world today to offer diverse investment opportunities and best growth

The laws pertaining to tax for NRIs are also favourable and encourage NRI investments into India. For eg., NRIs as well as Residents enjoy the following benefits on equity investments made by them:

  • Long-term capital gains are tax-free
  • Short-term capital gains are taxed at the prevailing tax rate.
  • Dividend is tax-free, however subject to a dividend distribution tax
  • The capital is repatriable if the original investment was made through foreign exchange remitted from abroad or through NRE accounts.