A fairer shout for the fairer sex

The banking industry in Asia offers better promotion opportunities for women than in the West, according to our readers.
More than half of FA voters think it is easier for women to succeed in Asia.
More than half of FA voters think it is easier for women to succeed in Asia.

Last week we asked our readers whether women stand a better chance of success in Asia’s banking industry compared to the US or Europe. Your answer was by no means unequivocal, but on balance you reckon they do.

We asked the question as part of our Women in Banking poll, which we launched last week. Since then, we’ve received plenty of comments that prove sexism is alive and well in Asia, but for various reasons women nevertheless seem to have a fairer chance of getting into that coveted corner office out here. Elsewhere on our website today we are, for instance, writing about the promotion of Wei Christianson to co-CEO...

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