Retail investors

Retail investors

Small individual investors who commit capital for their personal account rather than on behalf of another company.

Retail Investor

An investor who invests small amounts of money for himself/herself rather than on behalf of anyone else. Retail investors are the polar opposite of institutional investors, which are large firms who invest on behalf of clients. Some investment vehicles require minimum investments so as to discourage retail investors from them. Retail investors are thought to be risk-averse and poorly informed compared to other investors, though there is disagreement as to how true that is. See also: Odd-Lot Theory.
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The well researched stock tips helps investors with the information required to identify and understand the stocks that best suits their investment strategy and is very helpful to retail investors.
NATIONAL Thermal Power Corporation's ( NTPC) ` 700 crore public issue for tax- free bonds will open on Wednesday, of which 40 per cent or ` 280 crore is reserved for retail investors.
One example highlighting the differences is the preference for Hong Kong retail investors to invest with low-cost fund complexes that meet the full range of their needs, while those in Taiwan look to specialist managers in various categories.
Australian retail investors can now access IFM Investors' Australian Infrastructure fund through a new model managed by Industry Fund Services (IFS).
The Government said all retail investors who applied for between the PS750 minimum and PS10,000 worth of shares will receive 227 shares worth PS749.
The Department for Business said a third of the stake in Royal Mail -excluding the 10% of free shares being given to Royal Mail staff - has been allocated to retail investors, up from an initial plan to offer the general public 30%.
Also, the minimum application size for retail investors has been increased from Rs 5,000-7,000 to Rs 10,000-15,000.
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has launched the Malaysian retail bonds and Sukuk framework that provides retail investors direct access to invest in bonds and Sukuk.
From that level, some retail investors are out 26 percent.
Summary: Retail investors take 27 pct IPO vs 70 pct reserved - CEO.
MANAMA: Time is running out for retail investors to snap up Alba shares.
With only five days left of the offering period for retail investors (the 'retail offering period'), he said potential retail investors should act as soon as possible to ensure they don't miss out on taking part in this unique opportunity.

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