Welcome to the International Women’s Day Bursa Malaysia website. Gender equality has been a key sustainability priority in Bursa Malaysia as we continue to reinforce our efforts to promote equality in our marketplace and the wider community. “Equality for Equity”, is a campaign designed by Bursa Malaysia to highlight the importance of giving both men and women equal access to opportunities available in the equity market.
Data shows that while more women investors have entered the market, women participation still lags behind their men counterparts. In 2021, women made up only 30% of individual investors in our stock market despite global findings that women tend to be better investors than men. We encourage women to participate in the stock market to grow their wealth and reduce this gender investing gap. Join us to explore the many educational articles, videos, tools and quizzes that we have in place to enhance your financial literacy and knowledge. Learn with us and take the first step into the world of investment.
While we might not have the ability to close this gender investing gap immediately, we hope this small step can inspire and change the lives of many for a better tomorrow. Join us and support #equalityforequity today!
In conjunction with International Women’s Day 2022, Bursa Malaysia had organised a Panel Session on “She Invests” to inspire and to encourage ladies out there to start investing. Check out what our experts had to say about investing.
There are many ways to invest your money in the stock market, from stocks, bonds, REITs, and ETFs. It is important to know what the differences are so you can make your own informed decisions when investing. As with any investment, when deciding to invest in the stock market, it is important to assess how an investment fits with your financial goals and individual risk tolerance.
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