Fundamental Versus Technical Analysis of Investment: Case Study of Investors Decision in Indonesia Stock Exchange
The focus of this research is to explain whether investors prefer technical or fundamental analysis to analyze their investment options and to analyze factors influencing the selection of that investment analysis method. The research uses questionnaire with 125 participants. Six independent variables used to explain the choice of investment analysis method, namely investor’s education, investor’s experience, information accessibility by the investor, investor's time the horizon, trading activity frequency, and investor’s perception toward the disclosure done by the corporation. The result showed that Indonesian investors prefer technical analysis. The influencing factors that significantly the selection of analysis method are investor’s experience and investor’s time horizon.
Wiwik Utami, Lucky Nugroho, Farida