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Webinar: Thematic Investing & the Re-Opening Economy

Date and time: Friday, November 13, 2020, 9:00 AM (GMT +8)
Duration: 1 hour

A certificate of attendance will be provided for those who attended the entire session.


As governments around the world look to re-ignite economic growth in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, concerns remain around how to return to offices, schools, and stores safely and responsibly. In the new normal, certain industries will play a key role to overcome these challenges and ETFs can provide targeted exposure to these themes.

This session explored these topics further in a 60-minute webinar discussion led by Jay Jacobs, Head of Research & Strategy at Global X ETFs.

Highlights/Key takeaways:

  • Themes that are well-positioned to facilitate the re-opening economy, like Cloud Computing and Telemedicine
  • The underlying investment case for certain themes and what securities investors will find inside these ETF


Jay Jacobs
Head of Research & Strategy
Global X ETFs

Having joined Global X in 2013, Jay leads the firm’s research team, which originates the firm’s unique insights on the markets and ETFs. He also guides the planning and development of the firm’s strategic direction. Jay is a frequently cited expert in the financial media, including CNBC, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.
Prior to joining Global X, Jay was a business analyst at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), in the ETF and Indexing Group, where he helped to launch hundreds of ETFs on the NYSE Arca trading platform. Jay holds a BA from Emory University in International Studies and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is also a CFA charter holder. He can be followed on Twitter @JayJacobsCFA.


Rui Yu
Vice President, ETF Sales
Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK)

Having joined Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong) Limited in January 2020, Rui is responsible for business development covering institutions and intermediaries in Southeast Asia. He has close to 10 years of experience in the Asian ETF industry and has worked in numerous markets throughout the region. Previously, Rui worked at CICC Asset Management where he was the Head of ETF Sales. Prior to joining CICC, he was a Team Head within the Sales and Product Strategy Department at CSOP Asset Management Hong Kong and earlier he held several positions in the ETF Unit of Phillip Securities in Singapore.


Nov 13 2020


09:00 AM
Mirae Asset Global Investments


Mirae Asset Global Investments
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