Retail investors began to play a dominant role on the stock market: their share in the trading volume of the Moscow Exchange in April amounted to 73%. Analysts and managers interviewed by Forbes tell how this will affect the market
After the imposition of sanctions against Russia and the outflow of non-residents, the structure of investors in the Russian stock market has changed dramatically. Thus, in April, the share of private investors in the volume of trading in shares on the Moscow Exchange amounted to 73%. According to the Central Bank, the share of private investors in the stock market from March 24 to April 30 amounted to 66% (in February – 43%).
The situation on the market now largely depends on the behavior of retail investors, Ksenia Yudaeva, First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank, said at a press conference on May 31.
How the abundance of private investors will affect the market, analysts interviewed by Forbes argue.
Why the role of private investors has increased