Being a trader is still a masculine dominated profession. According to a recent study only 1 out of 7 online traders are female. But this figure has already increased since 2017’s results – which found out that 1 in 10 were female. As a result of those statistics, you can assert that female traders are becoming more and more prevalent.
In comparison with men, women has lots of traits who are quite useful for the job as a trader. For example the trait that all women tend to possess by nature is to protect. That’s why female traders might then potentially have a long-term orientation, and may possibly take on lower risk trades. We talked with the German attorney, bestselling author, consultant and expert of international capital markets, Sandra Navidi, about the work as a trader and how it is to be a female trader.