Volume : VIII, Issue : XI, November - 2019

Do Investors Really Regret?

Mrs. A. Sumera, Prof. M. Srinivasa Reddy

Abstract :

There are only a few people who claim to have no regrets in life and finances”. Retail investors are no exception. Investment is a natural process wherein, an individual wants every rupee to earn even more rupees. Eventually, investors get too excited at times about returns and certainly land up in regret zone. Though, behavioral finance has emerged as interdisciplinary, complimentary science to explain stock market phenomenon and regret analysis is one thrust area where much research is sporadic, especially in India. To explore the likelihood of regret and its impact on retail investor behavior in portfolio investments, the present study is conducted. Unfolding the regrets of retail investors while lack of adequate knowledge about portfolio management and peer effect as major reasons for such regrets. However, investors did exhibit regrets in big way as they perceive the stock market to be volatile and risky. Further, there are is wide scope for more studies viz., analysis of variance in regrets among different groups of investors and studies against different demographic factors etc.,

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DO INVESTORS REALLY REGRET?, Mrs. A.Sumera, Prof. M.Srinivasa Reddy PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-11 | November-2019

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