It was in 2020 that Sai Krishna (19), an engineering student actively engaged in stocks and shares. Inspired by the stories of Ratan Tata, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and Bill Gates, and inspired by books like ‘The Little Book of Common Sense of Investing’ (by John C Bogle), Krishna became a day trader. 

Several like Krishna are dabbling in the stock market, find experts, who point to the pandemic. Students between the age group of 17 and 21 are taking part in discussions around the stock market.

Nisary Mahesh, founder of HerMoneyTalks, a financial platform based in Bengaluru, believes that a lot of financial clubs have cropped up in many leading colleges in Bengaluru, making it mandatory for students to learn the basic fundamentals of trading in stocks.

Read the full article published originally on New Indian Express: Gaining experience