What's Stopping Women from Investing?

Financial firms need to do more to encourage women to invest, experts urge

Annalisa Esposito 9 October, 2019 | 3:10PM

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Financial firms are being urged to do more to help female investors as research reveals that a lack of confidence is stopping women from investing. Research by JPMorgan Asset Management found that women could have as much as €200 billion (£180 billion) in savings which could be invested, but don't feel confident enough to put their money in the market. 

Yet experts say it has never been more important for women to be investing. Interest rates are still at rock-bottom making it hard to generate an income from either savings accounts or safer assets such as government bonds.

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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