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Richard Kang has the experience of over 25 New York Stock Exchange listed ETF launches since May 2009. Richard was one of three founders and Chief Investment Officer at Emerging Global Advisors LLC based out of New York City which issued and managed ETFs with underlying exposures in emerging and ... more

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Global Markets And The Global Investor
Richard Kang shares his thought on the global markets, including China, in this Phoenix TV interview.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

BBRC Burr Brown Corp
ECON EGSHARES EMERGING MARKETS CO
EMSO EGShares EM Strategic Opportunities ETF
HILO EGA Emerging Global Shares Trust
INCO EGShares India Consumer ETF
INXX EGS INDXX INDIA INFRASTRUCTU
SCIN EGShares India Small Cap ETF
XCEM EGShares EM Core ex-China ETF

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Work Experience

Member, , Country Classification Indexing Committee
FTSE Group
2014 - Present (5 years 2 months)

Directly involved in the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier within FTSE’s global indices. Invited specifically for input related to ETF experience with liquidity, transparency, regulatory change and other factors from a portfolio manager's perspective.

Adjunct Professor
New York University
2011 - Present (8 years 3 months)

Adjunct Professor, Portfolio Management Course. Lecturer for course: Fundamentals of Portfolio Management

Member of Editorial Board
Institutional Investor - The Journal of Index Investing
2010 - Present (9 years 3 months)

Involved in periodic review of submitted papers focused on indexing and ETFs.

Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer, ETF Issuer/Manager
Emerging Global Advisors LLC (EGShares ETFs)
2008 - 2015 (7 years 3 months)

Emerging Global Advisors sponsors and manages NYSE-listed exchange traded funds (branded as EGShares ETFs) designed to deliver various exposures to emerging and frontier markets. Emerging Global Advisors provides ETFs for investors who need tools to implement solutions that utilize themes, require yield enhancement or other factors in addition to broad-based core exposures all for the purpose of building more optimal portfolios.

Education

University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Mathematics
1990 / 1994
Mathematics

Publications

The Beta Brief
Richard Kang

The Beta BriefCommentary and analysis on matters related to beta including indexing, exchange traded funds (”ETFs”), derivatives, their application in the portfolio management process and their effect on the investment industry.