Why more and more individual investors in India are investing in stock market
The number of individual investors in the market has increased by a whopping 142 lakh in FY21: SBI report
The retail participation in Indian stock markets is rising, says a SBI report, pointing out that 44.7 lakh retails investor accounts have been added during the two months of this fiscal. The number of individual investors in the market has increased by a whopping 142 lakh in FY21, with 122.5 lakh new accounts at CDSL and 19.7 lakh in NSDL, the report said. Also, the share of individual investors in total turnover on stock exchange has risen to 45% from 39% in Mar’20, as shown by NSE data.
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