Business

In Brazil, girls just want to have a diverse investment portfolio

For the first time ever, Brazil's stock exchange surpassed the milestone of 1 million women investors, pushed by lower interest rates, pandemic uncertainty, but also financial emancipation

1 million women investors
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From a very young age, Mariana’s parents always taught her the importance of saving money. When she was just a girl, she had her own savings account and would often see her mother and father investing money in stocks, bonds, and funds. And when she turned 23, she made her first foray into the Brazilian stock exchange, looking for new ways to make her money go even further.  

And Mariana is not alone, in fact, she is part of a wave of new female Brazilian investors. This year, for the first time in history, Brazil’s B3 stock exchange surpassed the...

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