Retail investors' wealth erodes as negative news-flow dents sentiment

YES Bank, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL), Shankara Building Products, Prabhat Dairy and Dilip Buildcon have tanked over 40 per cent since July 2018.

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Deepak KorgaonkarPuneet Wadhwa Mumbai / New Delhi
Retail investors have burnt their fingers and have seen their wealth erode over the past six months. An analysis of the shareholding pattern of 206 companies from the S&P BSE All-cap index where retail investors have increased their stake over 1 percentage points in past six months shows up to 86 per cent fall in stock prices during the period. The S&P BSE All-cap index accounted for 97 per cent market capitalisation of companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

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First Published: Feb 06 2019 | 12:21 PM IST

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