Decoding Reasons Behind Fall in Retail Participation

2023 • 29min • News • Business


Published On: May 11, 2023 - Retail investor participation in Indian stocks fell to a 24 month low in April, even as new Demat account openings surged to a record high. Data shows, of the 11.6 lakh crore Demat accounts, only 67 lakh unique retail investors or 5.8% participated in the markets last month. Shweta Kothari joins Kranti Bhatini of Wealth Mills Securities, Suyash Maheshwari and Krishnakumar of News9 to understand the reasons behind the waning interest.