Richard Co

Executive Director, Equity Products
CME Group

Richard Co serves as Executive Director, Equity Products at CME Group. He is responsible for leading the development of new financial products and maintaining CME Group’s current financial product lines. Additionally, Co manages the company’s relationship with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and participates in the development of corporate responses to regulatory initiatives.

Previously, Co served as Director, Financial Research of CME since 2007.

Co joined CME in 1999. He has been involved in various capacities in the development of CME’s equity and interest rate products, including the launch of CME’s Consumer Price Index futures.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and statistics from the University of Hong Kong in 1993 and a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Chicago in 1999. He is a CFA® charterholder.

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Implementing Carbon-free Investment Mandates using Index Futures

Socially responsible investment mandates have gradually worked their way into the investment world. The most prominent example might be the divestiture of companies that are involved in the expansion of mankind’s carbon footprint, i.e. the Energy Sector. At the same time, there is often a need to use listed derivatives to achieve the investment outcome. Read more […]