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Index IDEA: US stock indexes continue post election march, but cap & style leaders trade places in first week of 2017
US small-cap stocks, as reflected by the Russell 2000® Index, have continued their upward march since the US presidential election, with a 15.5% rise from November 8 through January 11. This compares to a 7.5% increase for US large-cap stocks as reflected by the Russell 1000 Index for this same period. And across small- and large-cap US stocks, value-oriented US stocks have recorded higher values than growth-oriented US stocks in this period.
By: Tom Goodwin, Senior Research Director
In a world where significant market volatility and drawdowns have become common-place, market participants are eager to find a means of maintaining equity market exposure while attempting to save themselves from the motion sickness associated with wild market swings. The minimum variance approach is one of several indexing options for risk/volatility reduction and is designed specifically to reduce volatility/risk at the index level.
FTSE Russell recently announced the introduction of the FTSE TMX Canada NVCC Bond Index, the first standalone index of its kind designed for Canadian investors to specifically track the issuance and performance of Non-Viable Contingent Capital (NVCC) securities.
FTSE Russell today celebrates the 15th anniversary of its flagship ESG Index Series, FTSE4Good. The Index Series was launched in 2001 and provides investors with a transparent and objective benchmark. Companies meeting specific thresholds in relation to environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices are included in the index series with regular reviews to ensure that they continue to meet the criteria.