A Survey of Investors Preference on Stock Market: A Case of Nepal Stock Exchange

Pokharel P.R. (2018). A Survey of Investors Preference on Stock Market: A Case of Nepal Stock Exchange.The Saptagandaki Journal. Vol. IX pp 53-61 (Feb. 2018)

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Post Raj Pokharel

Harvard Pharmaceuticals P. Ltd.; Kathmandu University School of Management; Boston International College

Date Written: February 17, 2018

Abstract

This paper shows investors preference on stock market of Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE). The study is based on survey method using structured questionnaire. The results demonstrated that investors were found to have investment interest in secondary market. The reasons for selecting shares are mostly liquidity and high rate of earning. The investors' perception regarding the influencing factors for the investment decision in secondary market of NEPSE is the advice of brokers and then movement of indices. The news in daily newspaper and market sentiments are viewed as least influencing factors for investment decision. Most motivating factors prioritized by respondents were capital gains, then liquidity and then dividend, safety and bonus shares. The motivating factors like tax benefits and rights shares were under least preference by the respondents.

Keywords: Investment, NEPSE stock

JEL Classification: G11, N25

Suggested Citation

Pokharel, Post Raj, A Survey of Investors Preference on Stock Market: A Case of Nepal Stock Exchange (February 17, 2018). Pokharel P.R. (2018). A Survey of Investors Preference on Stock Market: A Case of Nepal Stock Exchange.The Saptagandaki Journal. Vol. IX pp 53-61 (Feb. 2018), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3675190

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