Open Access Article

Title: Individual investors' satisfaction and loyalty in online securities trading using the technology acceptance model

Authors: Hien Nguyen; Long Pham; Stan Williamson; Nguyen Duy Hung

Addresses: Vietnam-Japan Institute for Human Resources Development, Foreign Trade University, 91 Chua Lang Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, 844, Vietnam ' School of Management, College of Business and Social Sciences, University of Louisiana at Monroe 700 University Avenue, Monroe, LA71209, USA; Department of Economics and Management, Thuyloi University, Hanoi, Vietnam ' School of Management, College of Business and Social Sciences, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 700 University Avenue Monroe, LA71209, USA ' Vietcombank Securities Company, 198 Tran Quang Khai Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, 844, Vietnam

Abstract: This research integrates perceived trust, perceived security, perceived privacy, and switching cost into the TAM in order to explain the relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty. This study is one of the first comprehensive and systematic research efforts on the relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty in the online trading setting of Vietnam. Results of this study show that the integrated model demonstrated very high predictive power, explaining more than 64% of the variability of customer loyalty. The study also demonstrates that in Vietnam's online trading setting, perceived trust has positive impacts on perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness; perceived ease of use has a positive impact on perceived usefulness; perceived trust and perceived usefulness have positive impacts on satisfaction; and finally, customer satisfaction has a positive impact on customer loyalty.

Keywords: individual investor; securities trading; satisfaction; loyalty; security; privacy; trust; TAM.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMDM.2020.10030099

International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 2020 Vol.19 No.2, pp.239 - 266

Received: 26 Feb 2020
Accepted: 28 Mar 2020

Published online: 06 Jul 2020 *