Sharp moving stocks with a high degree of bulk trading activity are best avoided by retail investors.
Last week in a chat with a friend in the travel business, he mentioned he had started dabbling in the stock market. He is among many, who given the time, have started taking an interest in the stock markets.
And given how easy it is to get started, the number of such newbies have swelled—the CEOs of the BSE and Zerodha recently told CNBC-TV18 that they’ve seen the number of new accounts surge.
Ashish Chauhan, BSE’s CEO, however, had a word of caution: he said newcomers to the stock market should avoid trading, and consider opting for the mutual fund route to invest.