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.
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.
This research report that identifies behaviourally informed ways that government, regulators, employers, and financial institutions can encourage retirement planning.
Millennials face barriers when attempting to learn more about or start investing, as well as tactics for addressing these barriers.
Cryptoassets are designed to serve a variety of purposes. The vast majority of Ontarians are approaching cryptoassets with caution.
This report examines the potential issues faced by senior investors around the world and how these can affect their interactions with financial services.
Top reasons non-investor millennials gave for avoiding investing included having other financial priorities, not having enough income or savings, not knowing enough about investing, and concerns about losing money in the markets.