2014 Index reconstitution

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


2014 Reconstitution recap

Rolf Agather explains the importance of Russell's reconstitution process and gives 2014 highlights

Featured research

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.

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.

Ukraine and Russia: 2014 Country Classification Update (PDF)
Russell Indexes has the ability to implement a number of solutions based on the relative market riskiness of both Ukraine and Russia, and in response to the needs of global investors.

Update on Russia (PDF)
Find out about the treatment of sanctioned Russian companies in Russell Indexes.

30 years of Index reconstitution

Celebrating 30 years of Index reconstitution

Watch a brief overview of how reconstitution works and why it's important.

Download the paper (PDF)

What's new for reconstitution 2014? (PDF)