The Future of Emerging Markets & The Growing Digital Revolution
- March 26, 2021
- 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce the upcoming webinar with Kevin T. Carter– Founder and CIO of EMQQ
With the internet becoming increasingly affordable and accessible, Billions of people in the developing world are now leapfrogging traditional consumption patterns and starting to consume online for the first time. The result of this rising middle-class consumer wave has transformed economies and produced new internet giants equal to or larger than their U.S. counterparts. Kevin will delve into the greater influence of this new consumer wave and the fundamental changes taking place in developing economies, their preference for online shopping via the smartphone and how Gen-Z will drive the next leg of this growing digital revolution.
His Presentation will Cover:
- What McKinsey & Co. calls ,“the biggest growth opportunity in the history of capitalism”
- How the largest Emerging Market Indexes are fundamentally flawed
- The rising middle-class consumer in Emerging Markets and their preference for online shopping via smartphones
- How internet giants like Alibaba, Jumia and MercadoLibre are leading the digital revolution in the developing world
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Mr. Carter is the Founder and CIO of the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (NYSE: EMQQ) and Chairman of the EMQQ Index Committee. Prior to EMQQ, Mr. Carter was the Founder & CEO of AlphaShares, an investment firm offering five Emerging Markets ETFs in partnership with Guggenheim Investments.
Previously Mr. Carter was the Founder & CEO of Active Index Advisors acquired by Natixis in 2005 and the Founder & CEO of eInvesting acquired by ETRADE in 2000. Mr. Carter received a degree in Economics from the University of Arizona and began his career in 1992 with Robertson Stephens & Company.
Kishor Bagri, CFA, brings a rich experience of more than 22 years across multiple industries and functions including 15 years in capital markets. He has flair across the investment chain including research, portfolio management, wealth management and investment sales.
He was a portfolio manager with ING Investment Management as Sr. VP and portfolio manager, managing INR 2000 cr of AUM including INR 400 cr of offshore assets. During his 9-year stint in ING Investment Management, he has worked across investment styles – fundamental, quantitative etc.
CFA Society India members: Free | CFA Level 3 Cleared: INR 100 |
CFA program candidates: INR 100 | Others: INR 150
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Webinar Session
|This event is qualified for 1.0 PL credit hours for CFA Society India members||Global Passport Accredited Programme Allows members of participating CFA societies to attend each other's society events at the local member price|