Factors Influencing Individual Investor Behavior

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Factors Influencing Individual Investor Behavior: An Empirical study of the KSA Financial Market research Contents TITLE PAGE NO 1. ABSTRACT 3 2.INTRODUCTION 2.1 Background to the Study 2.2 Statement of The Problem - Specific Objectives of the study - Research Questions 2.3 The scope of the study 2.4 The Relevance of the study 4 5 6 6 7 7 3. LITERATURE REVIEW 8 4. THE RESEARCH DESIGN a. Type of study b. the Model equation c. Hypothesis d. Data collection methods c. The sapling design f. Statistical analysis technique 10 10 10 10 10 11 5. INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS 11 6. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS 12 TIME FRAME 13 REFERENCES 14 2.4The Relevance of the study This study aims at exploring the KSA investor’s behavior, appear…show more content…
The results indicate; by using Regression Analysis, that the most influencing factor in order of importance are expected corporate earnings, get-rich-quick, stock marketability, past performance of the firm’s stock, government holdings and the creation of the organized financial markets. Al- Owaisi (2010) study examines the factors influencing the investment behavior of individual investors at Palestine Securities Exchange in Gaza strip. Some of these factors include stability of investing environment, performance of registered companies at Palestine Securities Exchange and performance the level of the exchange market itself. The study uses a descriptive analytical method based on data gathering and analysis. The number of returned questionnaires 274. The study revealed that many investors cared about following the latest developments of exchange market and other businesses through mass media. It also found that staffs of financial mediators working at Palestine Securities Exchange are not fully competent to help investors take their own investment decisions. Furthermore, rumors constitute a major external factor negatively affecting investment. The study also showed that the possibility of investment aboard has a negative impact on investment decisions in the Palestine Securities Exchange. Merikas
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