UBS Investor Sentiment 4Q20

‘Seeing the light’ - Global female business owners

The UBS Investor Sentiment 4Q20 global quarterly research of female business owners shows some striking statistics, they are ‘Seeing the light’:

  • Female business owners, despite the challenges faced by Covid, are 5% points more optimistic than men about their businesses in the next 12 months, showing resilience
  • They also show greater economic and social responsibility by increasing their hiring plans more than men.
  • Sustainable investing is very important to this group. When asked if sustainable investing can change the world, 92% said yes.

Female business owners optimism on own business continues to be high... (in %)

Sustainable investing is very important to female business owners

Investor sentiment

Seeing the light