Digital mobile-friendly platforms can make it easier to invest. But those same platforms may influence retail investor decision-making.
The OSC’s Crypto Asset Survey provides useful insights about the crypto ownership and knowledge of Canadians.
You can make more informed investing decisions if you know more about what you know, and don’t know.
In a year defined by the uncertainty of a pandemic, many retail investors became active in the capital markets.
This study was part of the OSC’s ongoing efforts to monitor the impact of the pandemic on investors and markets.
A review of literature from behavioural science, psychology and economics revealed that there are several biases that have a greater impact on decision-making as individuals age.
This survey examined the financial stress of the COVID-19 pandemic on retail investors in Canada.
Achieving progress in increasing financial literacy may be key to strengthening investor protection and experiences.
This research report that identifies behaviourally informed ways to improve how investment fees are communicated to investors.
This research report that identifies behaviourally informed ways that government, regulators, employers, and financial institutions can encourage retirement planning.
Canadians aged 18-34 are the most likely to believe their standard of living will increase in retirement, despite being the least likely to have started saving for retirement of any age group.
Millennials face barriers when attempting to learn more about or start investing, as well as tactics for addressing these barriers.