Sex in the spotlight


The claims coincide with the release of a survey in late January into the employment of women in the UK financial sector by recruitment firm Alexander Mann. It found that the number of experienced female bankers was 'limited', and that women are more likely to be found in sales than in trading and research.

Alexander Mann surveyed over 30 finance firms to record the number of jobs held by women in three key areas, where women account for just 7% of traders in shares, commodities, foreign

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