Fund Management Fails to Become More Female Friendly

There are too few female fund managers - in markets across the globe, and there's been little improvement since the 2008 financial crisis

Morningstar Manager Analysts 29 November, 2016 | 12:18PM

Women are still widely underrepresented in fund management across the globe, and there's been little improvement since the 2008 financial crisis, according to new data compiled by Morningstar. Morningstar began formally studying fund managers by gender in 2015 after observing first-hand over decades that there are disproportionately fewer women in the fund industry.

Brazil, India, Germany, and the United States are below the global standard for female fund managers

We studied the rates of women managers in three countries, the United States, Spain, and Hong Kong, and found that women are vastly outnumbered by men in fund-management ranks not only in absolute terms but also relative to other professional industries, including law and medicine.

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