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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Preliminary Lists for 2015 Reconstitution Announced
Russell indexes announced preliminary planned additions and deletions. View the press release (PDF).

2015 Russell Indexes Global Guidebook
The Russell Index Guidebook provides clients with insights into the factors considered in defining a country’s risk classification as "developed," "emerging" or "frontier."

Russell Indexes 2015 Global Commentary
This Russell Indexes Global Commentary expands on global equity themes noted during the research and production of the Russell Indexes Global Guidebook.

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.

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.