Russell High Efficiency Defensive Indexes™

Low volatility and quality

Target tracking error. Your best outcome.

Delivering an efficient, transparent, and turnover-controlled capture of equity factors.These indexes are the first and only series of low volatility Indexes to offer target tracking error to the industry leading Russell benchmarks, a key benefit to pension plans, foundations and endowments.

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Small Cap Perspectives (PDF)
Quarterly market analysis and commentary for the Russell 2000® Index

Russell Indexes 2014 Country Classification (PDF)
As a result of its annual market risk reviews, Russell Indexes will be downgrading Egypt from emerging to frontier market status effective with June 2014 Reconstitution.

What Does Smart Beta Mean? (PDF)
An interview on understanding Smart beta by ETF Report.