AT first glance, things seem to be getting better for Japanese women.

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

IN a decade of researching women and finance, I have interviewed over 800 highly accomplished women globally from diverse age groups, professions, industries, and backgrounds.

EDITORIAL

IN a recent survey of the financial habits of Singaporeans, OCBC Bank found that 39 per cent of women (versus 31 per cent of men) had no investments, 43 per cent of women did not know the best...

COMMENTARY

HISTORICALLY, women in emerging economies have been at a disadvantage when it comes to accessing financial services. Barriers to access typically include the absence of banks in rural areas, the...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysians' income could rise 26 per cent if women are given equal access to economic opportunities, according to the World Bank.

WOMEN remain underrepresented in business and in leading positions. In France, only 15 per cent of them hold managerial positions; similarly in Singapore, women occupy only 25 per cent of the...

[LONDON] Employing more women brings a stock market boost, according to Morgan Stanley research on how diversity links to share prices.

[NEW DELHI] When Colombo's mayor announced Sri Lanka's congested capital would go car-free this Sunday to promote a "healthier" lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads...

TWELVE women entrepreneurs were honoured at the Women Entrepreneur Awards (WEA) on July 9. The highest honour - the Supernova Award - went to Chew Gek Khim, executive chairman of both Tecity Group...

NETWORKING events that are organised exclusively for women in Singapore's technology industry are on the rise, dispelling the prevailing view that women are unempowered in this male-dominated...