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Author(s): Febria Nalurita, Farah Margaretha Leon, Hamdy Hady
This study aims to investigate the effect of loss aversion, regret aversion, and market factors, on investment decision making with the moderating role of locus of control. Data collection is done by distributing questionnaires. The survey was conducted on individual investors in the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta to obtain a sample of 281. This research uses the Structural Equation Modeling approach. The statistical tool used is LISREL 8.8. This study found that loss aversion, regret aversion, and market factors significantly influence investment decision making. Locus of control plays the role of moderation between loss aversion, regret aversion, market factors, and investment decision making. The novelty in this study reveals the research that needs to be done to encourage investors to make rational decisions and control the required rate of returns through their locus of control. This research helps investors to make decisions logically and rationally with an open mind, high-performance thoughts and positive actions for investment goals that produce positive returns.