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Fewer active investors even as benchmark indices hit record highs

Market volatility and lacklustre 1-yr returns weigh on activity

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Investors | Indian stock market | Stock market high

Sundar Sethuraman & Samie Modak  |  Mumbai 



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Between March 2020 and August 2022, the broking industry added an unprecedented 41 million new demat accounts

The active investor count has seen a sustained decline since June, even as the have jumped more than 20 per cent to log fresh lifetime highs. The uncertain economic environment, lacklustre one-year returns, and diminishing retail euphoria have weighed on market participation, according to industry players.

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First Published: Thu, November 24 2022. 18:00 IST

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