A STUDY ON BEHOVIOUR OF INVESTORS IN

DERIVATIVES TRADING
PROJECT REPORT Submitted by

S.JAYANTH Register No: 088001803033
in partial fulfillment for the award of the degree of MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
In DEPARTEMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
THIAGARAJAR POLYTHECHNIC COLLEGE ROAD SALEM ± 636 005

--------------------- ---------------------------------- Project Guide Head of the Department Submitted for the Project Viva-Voce examination held on --------------------- ----------------------------- ---------------------------- .A (Master of Business Administration) during the year 2009-2010.B.JAYANTJH Register No: 088001803033 of M.MAY 2010 SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY THIAGARAJAR POLYTHECHNIC COLLEGE ROAD SALEM ± 636 005 Department of Management Studies PROJECT WORK PHASE II May 2010 This is to certify that the project entitled A STUDY ON BEHOVIOUR OF INVESTORS IN DERIVATIVES TRADING is the bonafide record of project work done by S.

It has not formed the part of any other project work submitted for award of any degree or diploma.Com.A (Master of Business Administration) is the original work carried out by me. Mrs. L.B. either in this or any other University.JAYANTH Name of the Candidate 088001803033 Register Number I certify that the declaration made above by the candidate is true Signature of the Guide. M. M.Internal Examiner External Examiner DECLARATION I affirm that the project work titled A STUDY ON BEHAVIOUR INVESTORS IN DERIVATIVES TRADING being submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of M. SHANKARI.Phil &MBA SENIOR LECTURER . (Signature of the Candidate) S.

3 Objectives 2.2 Industrial Profile 1. Findings III IV Suggestions and Conclusion Scope for future research Bibliography Annexure 1 14 17 20 23 23 23 24 24 25 27 61-62 63 64 65 Title Page No.1 Need for the study 2.3 Company Profile 1.4 Limitations 2.TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter List of Tables List of Figures List of Abbreviations Introduction 1.4 Review of Literature Main Theme of Project Work 2.5 Research Methodology 2. .2 Scope for study II 2.6 Analysis and Interpretation.1 About the study I 1.

6.15 2. 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 .9 2.6.10 2.14 2.1.6.16 2.6.1.LIST OF TABLES TABLE NUMBER 2.6.6.2 2.11 2.6.12 2.7 2.1.6 2.1.6.6.1.8 2.6.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.6.6.1.6.6.1.13 2.17 2.19 2.1.6.18 2.1 PARTICULARS GENDER OF RESPONDENTS RESPONDENTS AWARENESS TOWARDS DERIVATIVE SEGMENT INVESTORS PREFERENCE TOWARDS DERIVATIVE SEGMENT INVESTORS PREFERENCE TOWARDS DERIVATIVE PRODUCT PARTICPANTS OF DERIVATIVE PRODUCT INVESTORS PREFERENCE TOWARDS NUMBER OF CONTRACTS INVESTORS ATTRACTIVE REASONS FOR INVESTING IN DERIVATIVE SEGMENT RISK MANAGEMENT OF DERIVATIVE USER LEVEL OF AGREEABLENESS / DISAGREEABLENESS OF NON DERIVATIVE USERS GENDER OF THE RESPONDENTS TOWARDS USERS AND NON -USERS AGE LEVEL OF THE RESPONDENTS OCCUPATION OF THE RESPONDENTS INCOME LEVEL OF THE RESPONDENTS PERIOD OF INVESTMENT OFTHE RESPONDENTS INCOME LEVEL AND PERCENTAGE OF INVESTMENT PERCENTAGE OF INVESTMENT OF USERS AND NON USERS DERIVATIVE PARTICIPANTS PREFERENCE TOWARDS ITS PRODUCTS DERIVATIVE PARTICIPANTS PREFERENCE TOWARDS NUMBER OF CONTRACTS LEVEL OF PERCEPTION OF DERIVATIVE USERS TOWARDS GENDER RANKING AMONG SECTORS FOR INVESTING Page No.6.1.1.6.6.1.6.1.5 2.3 2.6.4 2.1.1 2.1.

1.3 2.5.5 2.1.6.6.6.1.1. 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 58 .1.2.6.6.1 2.1.1.2 2.6.2.3.6.1 2.6.1 PARTICULARS RISK FACTORS FOR INVESTING IN DERIVATIVE MARKET REASONS FOR NOT INVESTING IN DERIVATIVE MARKET GENDER AND USERS TOWARDS DERIVATIVE MARKET AWARENESS AND INTEREST TOWARDS INVESTING IN DERIVATIVE MARKET AGE LEVEL AND GENDER OF THE INVESTORS GENDER AND AWARENESS TOWARDS DERIVATIVE MARKET INCOME LEVEL AND USERS TOWARDS DERIVATIVE MARKET AGE LEVEL AND PERCENTAGE OF INVESTMENT FACTOR LOADING FOR PERCEPTION OF THE INVESTORS TOWARDS INVESTMENT IN GENERAL AND DERIVATIVES IN PARTICULAR ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PROFILE VARIABLES OF DERIVATIVE USERS AND PERCEPTION FACTORS Page No.1.TABLE NUMBER 2.3.6.3.3.2 2.1.6 2.6.3.3.4.1.3 2.4 2.

18 DERIVATIVE PARTICIPANTS PREFERENCE TOWARDS NUMBER OF CONTRACTS 2.16 PERCENTAGE OF INVESTMENT OF USERS AND NON USERS 2.6.1.6.6.1.6.1.1. 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 2.1.1.1.1.1.6.1.6.1.15 INCOME LEVEL AND PERCENTAGE OF INVESTMENT 2.3 2.1.1.1.6.1.1.1.12 OCCUPATION OF THE RESPONDENTS 2.1.1.6.10 GENDER OF THE RESPONDENTS TOWARDS USERS AND NON -USERS 2.1.6.6.1.6.13 INCOME LEVEL OF THE RESPONDENTS 2.1.1.1.6.6.1.1.6 2.2 2.14 PERIOD OF INVESTMENT OFTHE RESPONDENTS 2.17 DERIVATIVE PARTICIPANTS PREFERENCE TOWARDS ITS PRODUCT 2.1.8 2.1 2.4 2.1.5 2.6.1.1.6.7 2.19 LEVEL OF PERCEPTION OF DERIVATIVE USERS TOWARDS GENDER .1.1.1.6.11 AGE LEVEL OF THE RESPONDENTS 2.1.1.6.9 GENDER OF RESPONDENTS RESPONDENTS AWARENESS TOWARDS DERIVATIVE SEGMENT INVESTORS PREFERENCE TOWARDS DERIVATIVE SEGMENT INVESTORS PREFERENCE TOWARDS DERIVATIVE PRODUCT PARTICPANTS OF DERIVATIVE PRODUCT INVESTORS PREFERENCE TOWARDS NUMBER OF CONTRACTS INVESTORS ATTRACTIVE REASONS FOR INVESTING IN DERIVATIVE SEGMENT RISK MANAGEMENT OF DERIVATIVE USER LEVEL OF AGREEABLENESS / DISAGREEABLENESS OF NON DERIVATIVE USERS Particulars Page no.6.1.6.1.1.LIST OF FIGURES Figure Number 2.