An Empirical Analysis on Risk Perception towards Mutual Funds – a Study on Women Investors in Bengaluru (with Reference to Share Khan)

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Chandrakala DP

M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences

Suresh N.

M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences - Department of Management Studies

Date Written: January 6, 2016

Abstract

The research attempts to study the analysis of risk perception towards mutual fund women investors in present market. A survey has been used to collect primary data 250 questionnaires were used to interpret the results. The study is based on survey conducted in share khan in Bangalore in the month of January to June 2016. Questionnaires were developed through a stage process involving a review of literature and brief study on women investors’ perception on mutual fund investment in Sharekhan. For the purpose of analysis we used Microsoft excel and SPSS 16. After analysing the data, the problem which has been identified that most of the women investors are ready to bear risk in expectation of higher returns. There is a strong relationship in risk bearing capacity of investors while doing investment.

Keywords: Mutual fund, AMCs, Risk Perception, Demographic Factor

Suggested Citation

DP, Chandrakala and Narayanarao, Suresh, An Empirical Analysis on Risk Perception towards Mutual Funds – a Study on Women Investors in Bengaluru (with Reference to Share Khan) (January 6, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3068642 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3068642

Chandrakala DP (Contact Author)

M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences ( email )

Bengaluru
Karnataka
India

Suresh Narayanarao

M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences - Department of Management Studies ( email )

Bangalore, 560058
India

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