2015 Index reconstitution

Russell rebalances the entire series of indexes every year, to maintain true representation.

Markets change


Why reconstitution makes the Russell 2000 a better small cap index

A Q&A with Rolf Agather, Managing Director, Research & Innovation

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Impacts of reconstitution (PDF)
Reconstitution remains essential to ensuring the accuracy of the Russell 2000. See how the impact of the annual rebalance has been dramatically reduced in the last ten years.

Global Equity Markets at Russell Index Reconstitution (PDF)
A review of the global equity markets structure as represented by Russell Global Indexes and to examine changes that occurred between Recon 2013 and Recon 2014.

2014 Russell Indexes Global Guidebook Commentary (PDF)
This Russell Indexes Global Guidebook Commentary expands on global equity themes noted during the research and production of the Russell Indexes Global Guidebook.

Global Guide Book - Country Classifications (PDF)
The Russell Index Country Guidebook provides clients with insights into the factors considered in defining a country’s risk classification as "developed," "emerging" or "frontier."

30 years of Index Reconstitution: Critical to the accurate representation of ever-changing markets (PDF)
Russell uses a process of annual Reconstitution – a complete rebuilding of our indexes, to ensure that they accurately reflect their intended market segments and remain free of unintended size and style biases over time.