Market news

  • February 19, 2015

    Currency effect for U.S. investors year-to-date as reflected by Russell Indexes

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  • February 5, 2015

    Oil drops & market pops; Russell index performance & recent significant oil price declines

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  • February 16, 2015

    U.S. small cap stock volatility down, performance up relative to large caps in 2015: Russell Indexes

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  • January 28, 2014

    Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index outperformed Russell 1000® Index for 5 and 10 years ended January 20

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Market perspectives



Principles of Index selection: The evolution of Indexes

Rolf Agather
Managing Director, Research and Innovation

How the evolution of indexes is taking a very different form than in the past.

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Recent product news

Russell Equal Weight Sector Index Series
Offering a simple approach to applying the same weight to each security in the index

Russell Leveraged Index Series
Access to daily leveraged indexes based on Russell Indexes

Russell Dividend Growth Index Series
Access to companies with consistent dividend growth

Russell High Efficiency™ Factor Indexes
Efficient and effective tools for factor-based investing

Featured research

Global Equity Markets: The year 2014 in review (PDF)
This report provides a review of the 2014 performance of global equity markets, Russell Conscious Currency® Indexes, and Russell-Parametric Cross-Sectional Volatility (CrossVol) Indexes.

Smart Beta Guidebook
An Overview to Russell Smart Beta Indexes

Smart Beta Survey (PDF)
Smart Beta: A deeper look at asset owner perceptions

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

Style vs. Factors (PDF)
This paper discusses how a combination of traditional styles and new factor strategies may provide the best solution for institutional investment needs