New investors must make informed investment decisions: Ajay Tyagi

by Nidhi Bhati

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi said trends in the participation of retail investors are encouraging in terms of growth in the number of demat accounts and mutual fund portfolios. Hence, investor awareness programmes and education play an important role in helping new investors make informed decisions. Tyagi also advised investors not to get lured by false promises and unsolicited advice.