Mum and dad investors return to market after months of gloom

Mum and dad investors return to market after months of gloom
Sharesies investors are putting more money into risky investment. (Image: Sharesies)
Ian Llewellyn
Retail investors appear to be increasing in confidence in recent months by investing more and taking on more risk, according to Sharesies’ data.The retail investment platform, with more than 500,000 customers and $2.5 billion of its money under management, has released trading data that attempts to map confidence and other factors through trading activity.Sharesies has created an index that includes the ratios of buying and selling, deposits and withdrawals, investing in companies versus funds, and the volatility of the ‘Sharesies B...

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