South Korean retail investors have borrowed a record amount to buy stocks.
The Korea Financial Investment Association said on Monday that as of Friday last week, individual credit loans increased to about 19 billion U.S. dollars, up 12 million dollars from the previous day.
The amount has been on a steady rise for ten consecutive trading days.
This comes as the country's stock market has been on a stunning run.
In fear of market volatility, however, major security firms have put limits on credit offerings.