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Investment in Abu Dhabi shares by Emirati women rises 75%

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There are 219,000 Emirati women investing in the market until mid-August 2022, accounting for 89.8% of the total number of women trading.

Emirati women have invested AED 34.6 billion ($9.42 billion) in Abu Dhabi stocks from the beginning of the year until mid-August, WAM, state news agency, reported, citing data from Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

The bourse said that this represents a 74.7 percent growth over the corresponding period last year when their trading value was around AED 19.8 billion.

Emirati women completed over nine billion share transactions during the reference period, up 42 percent from 6.3 billion during the same period last year, the statement added.

There were 219,000 Emirati women investing in the market until mid-August 2022, accounting for 89.8 percent of the total number of women trading.

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