How many young investors invest in equities? How many buy real estate? Money Today, in collaboration with Evalueserve and Greenfield, polled over 400 young workers to understand their attitude to investing. The key findings:
1) They start very early: Investing before entering college? This might have been unimaginable some years ago. But 6% of the youth have done so. And by the time they reach the voting age, this figure rises to 34%. Youth use pocket money, income from odd jobs and money lent by family and friends to invest chiefly in stocks.