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Direct exposure to equities is fraught with risks for unseasoned investors

Begin investing directly in a very small portion of your portfolio and see if you have the flair for it

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retail investor | Equities | Indian equity market

Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 

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Retail participation in direct has risen at a rapid pace this year. This is evident from the rise in the number of new demat accounts that were opened—a record 6.8 million between April and October. Non-institutional participation in the cash segment of the market, which serves as a proxy for retail participation, has also gone up between March and November, from an average of around Rs 22,500 crore to Rs 35,000 crore.

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First Published: Fri, December 25 2020. 20:32 IST
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