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Despite the gender gap, Brazilian women take the lead on investment decisions

Despite the gender gap, Brazilian women take the lead on investment decisions

While they still suffer from gender inequality, Brazilian women seem to be breaking the cycle of depending on their spouses as the country now figures among those where women are most involved in long-term financial domestic investments, according to a report by UBS Investor Watch.  The Swiss investment group conducted a study between 2017 and 2019 into nine economies, interviewing 3,652 women who had at least USD 250,000 in investible assets, to find out who makes the financial decisions at home.

Even though Brazilian women...

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