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More women want to save than men – Study

PUBLISHED: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:52:42 GMT

Across different contexts, 63 per cent of women will take a savings account when offered, versus only 26 per cent of men. A new program dubbed “SheCounts” analysed this, and related trends to find ways to accelerate economic opportunity for low income women and growth for financial service providers in the emerging markets. Mayra Buvinic, Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development joins CNBC Africa for more.


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