Economy 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. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.