PERFORMANCE & GROWTH OF INDIAN EQUITY MARKET: A QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH
Keywords:Equity Market, Growth, Indian economy
This study focuses on the growth of Indian equity market over past few years and the performance of market for the upcoming years, as the technology has had an intense and irreversible impact on the world as well as Indian equity market. The study is based on quantitative research with the objectives to determine the impact of demographic factors of investors on their investing decisions and their perception towards the equity market. The study also analyzes the impact of equity market on the Indian economy. Primary research is conducted by Questionnaire method. Sample is collected using convenience sampling method with sample size of 224 respondents, consisting investors aged above 30 years, from major cities of Gujarat state. Inferential analysis is used to make conclusions on the objectives of our study. Non-parametric tests are performed using SPSS software. From this study, researcher can easily conclude that performance and growth of equity markets depend on various factors and variables. The expected returns of investors are also affected by factors like investment time horizon and percentage of investments. Also the opinion of investor regarding the growth and performance of equity market is affected by many factors such as their age, gender, occupation, income level, expectations of returns, current performance of market and much more.
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