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Wall Street wants more female traders, but old perceptions die hard

Updated : June 14, 2018 11:22 AM IST

As a biomedical engineering student at Duke University, Priya Karani thought she did not have the right skills to break into the heavily male-dominated field of Wall Street trading.
"I was never interested in a career in trading at a bank because I didn’t know it was an option," Karani said.
Since last year, major employers have also been obliged to report gender pay gap data for their British operations, which for banks showed women underrepresented in higher earning roles.
Wall Street wants more female traders, but old perceptions die hard
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