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Trade truths: Men are great risk takers but women produce better returns, says research

Updated : May 15, 2019 12:48 PM IST

Single men trade 67 percent more than single women thereby reducing their returns by 1.44 percentage points per year compared to single women, according to a study.
A study in 2001 had the same conclusion. Researchers found that women outperformed men by close to 1 percent per year, largely due to men’s propensity toward frequent trading. 
Trade truths: Men are great risk takers but women produce better returns, says research
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