According to the National association of stock market participants (NASMP), the volume of funds received from citizens to brokerage accounts during the first six months of 2020 amounted to about 1.5 trillion roubles, including 50 billion roubles on individual brokerage investment. Most of the clients (75%) came to the stock market through distance channels. Moreover, two-thirds of the new brokerage agreements were concluded with account holders through the online channels of their lending organizations.
The main reasons of the interest in the stock market from the retail investors, is the decrease in deposit rates and the alternatives of incomes on the stock market. Investors are now paying more attention to denominated currency instruments in an effort to diversify their investments.