Determinants of Investment Decision Making: An Empirical Study

India as a developing country is becoming economically more powerful and requires huge capital for various developmental activities. In order to boost the investment among individual investors, it is necessary to study the investment behaviour of individuals and identify the factors that motivate them to invest, so that idle savings can be channelised into investment. Investment decisions are influenced by many reasons. It is a tolerable fact that the financiers are the central position in the financial market. Behaviour of investors is not fixed. It changes from position to position and from security to security. Hence, it is necessary to identify the factors which influence the investment decisions. In order to increase investment and formulate appropriate theories and policies, it is necessary to understand how individuals invest in the securities and other financial options available.