01 Mar '11, 8am

Singapore women do well at being financially savvy

Singapore women do well at being financially savvy

SINGAPORE: The inaugural MasterCard Worldwide Index of Financial Literacy ranked Singaporean women fifth out of 12 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Thai women topped the index with an aggregate score of 73.9 followed closely by New Zealand (71.3), Australia (70.2), Vietnam (70.1). In contrast, developed markets Korea and Japan made up the lower spectrum of the Index, hitting aggregate scores of 55.9 and 59.9 respectively. The Index comprises three major components: Basic Money Management, Financial Planning and Investment. Of the three components that make up the survey, women in Singapore ranked highly in the Basic Money Management (ranked 4th) and Financial (ranked 4th) portions. Their scores in the Investment section of the survey however indicate room for improvement in investment skills and knowledge. When it comes to basic money management, 71 per cent of those ...

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