Definitions for "retail investor"
A non-institutional investor who purchases securities for his own account.
(also referred to as Non-Professional Investor). A person who buys or sells securities for his or her own account. A retail investor is dependant on the intermediary for information and assistance. Therefore the level of protection of a retail investor is higher than that given to a *professional investor.
A private investor (ie. member of the general investing public) that buys units in a fund for their personal portfolio.
An individual who purchases small amounts of securities for him/herself, as...
Term referring to members of the general investing public.