Women are still being held back in fund management, says GAM Investments

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Outdated ideas about gender roles are still are still holding women back in the fund management industry, according to GAM Investments.  Speaking at the The Power of Diversity: Women at GAM conference, Denise Prime, investment director of emerging markets and fixed income at GAM, discussed the difficulties women still face in asset management. She said: "Some of the reasons for the low numbers are because of societal issues - the idea that the city is a place for men. These ideas are changing, but slowly. "Diversity is important to improving decision making. If you are only looking...

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