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Investors Perception Towards Behavioral Finance in Investment Decision Making

Journal: International Journal for Research in Engineering Application & Management (Vol.03, No. 10)

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Page : 28-33

Keywords : Efficient Markets Hypothesis; Anchoring; Overconfidence;

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Finance is the system that includes the granting of money and credit, making of investments and provision of banking facilities. Behavioral finance is a new academic discipline which seeks to apply the insights of the psychologists to understand the behavior of both investors and financial markets. This study analyse the Investors behavior through 600 respondents using Factor analysis test. The results of the study show that the 16 variables selected for the study had been reduced to 5 factor models using the principle component analysis such as Market Dynamics, Logical Analysis , Herding Bias, Regret Aversion and Heuristic Bias. Thus, Behavioral finance is becoming a primary part of the decision making process, since it influences investors' behavior greatly

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