Relation Between Investment Objectives and Demographic Variables
DAVIM Faridabad, Haryana, India
The recent developments in financial and capital
market have opened a wide variety of investment
options. Investors depending upon the options
available take the investment decisions and the
expected level of risk and return they can bear.
This study analyzes the demography of investors
residing in Delhi and Faridabad and their
investment objectives with the various options
available in the Indian Money market and
financial market. A sample of 400 investors was
taken from Delhi and Faridabad district. The
survey found that insurance is the most preferred
source of saving and investment, followed by
bank deposits and PPF, NSC, post office savings,
property. Bonds, followed by equity investment
and debentures are the least preferred source
of investment. Occupational group, gender of
respondents, martial status, age, income, area of
residence and level of education have significant
association with various investment objectives.
Investment Objective, Capital Appreciation, Chi-square Test, Demographic Variables, Percent of Investment, Occupational Group.
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