A Study of the Factors Affecting the Choice of Investment Portfolio by Individual Investors in Singapore

A. Seetharaman, Indu Niranjan, Nitin Patwa, Amit Kejriwal


Singapore being an island economy and a financial hub with residents from diverse backgrounds, huge ethnic diversity, coming from different part of the world. This study aims to gain insights and information into the factors that affect investment planners, financial advisers and individuals need to consider improving their choice of the portfolio and its performance. People’s investment decisions and hence their portfolio, which hitherto has not been tested. Furthermore, it intends to identify the factors that drive investors to choose one investment over another and determine how they make their investment portfolios. The survey was modelled using the smart-pls statistical package (PLS-SEM), which is partial least squares structural equation modelling.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/afr.v6n3P153


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