One study shows that women are more likely to choose Forex trading over any other trading style. Day trading and CFD trading follow on second and third place.
Generally, women are less likely to take risks than men and these trading types have been shown to have high risks involved. However, the prefer trading styles is very similar between women and men with 30.71% of men choosing forex trading and 29.46% of women.
Women in finance study from 2018 found that not only women are misrepresented at all levels of the global financial system but women make up less than 2% of financial institutions.
The study stated:
Narrowing the gender gap would foster greater stability in the banking system and enhance economic growth. It could also contribute to more effective monetary and fiscal policy.
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