Anybody who said that women can’t trade, seriously got it all wrong! As investing requires patience and discipline, 2 qualities that are inherent to an individual. And as the saying goes, where there is a will, there is a way! Brokerages have reported a sharp rise in women traders over the past year. Although stock market trading is still male-dominated, a growing number of women are now entering the fray. Job uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the need for an alternate income source have spurred this trend.

Leading full-service brokers and new-age discount broking firms have all witnessed a significant jump in women's participation in recent times.

FYERS witnessed a 40% increase in women traders on its platform between January 2020 and 2021. The majority of female investors came from Mumbai, followed by Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, and Chennai.

On the occasion of this International Women's History Month, William O'Neil India is conducting their prestigious #WomenWhoTrade Program to train women investors in the art of stock investment. Their aim is to empower women investors to handle their own investments and be financially independent through power-packed workshops, 1-to-1 interactions, expert mentorship, 24*7 query resolution, and much more. To register for this special workshop, which is completely free of cost.

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