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Number of billionaire women on the rise

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The number of women billionaires in the world is rising fast, with a growing number of them from Asia and self-made, Swiss bank UBS Group AG said in a study released on Tuesday.

There are nearly seven times more women billionaires than 20 years ago and their average wealth has nearly doubled to $4.3 billion — topping the average $4 billion net worth of male billionaires, the bank said.

UBS tallied 1,347 billionaires globally but declined to name any of them.

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