July 21, 2014
Russell Investments released today its Strategists’ 2014 Global Outlook – Third Quarter Update, which provides the most recent guidance for the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services from Russell’s global team of investment strategists.
June 13, 2014
Indexes reach new record highs as global equity markets expand, while Russell's U.S. core and style indexes highlight shift in U.S. equity market leadership to large-cap value-oriented stocks.
May 12, 2014
A Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Handbook gives practical advice for plan sponsors about how to create "best in class" plans aimed at improving retirement outcomes for participants, while also meeting fiduciary obligations amid a rapidly changing environment.
April 30, 2014
"Invested with Russell" program supports JDRF, City Year and Treehouse to benefit youth in need. Charitable program to continue in 2014 season with $3,000 donated by Russell Investments for every Seahawks touchdown that Russell Wilson scores during the regular and post-season.
April 29, 2014
Only 18 percent of advisors say that clients proactively want to discuss tax implications of investment strategies, according to the Financial Professional Outlook (FPO), a quarterly survey of U.S. financial advisors from global asset manager Russell Investments.
April 28, 2014
Asset owners may debate what to call alternatively weighted or factor-based indexes, but adoption among the largest institutional investors is clearly strong, growing and broad-based according to Russell Investments.
April 16, 2014
We expect the next few months will reveal moderately stronger growth in the U.S., a Japanese economy that proves resilient to the consumption tax hike, and a Chinese economy that begins to stabilize.
March 25, 2014
Global asset manager assembles team of small cap experts to analyze and discuss the current state of the U.S. small cap market
March 4, 2014
Change announced as firm unveils 2014 reconstitution schedule
March 3, 2014
Rising assets and falling liabilities pave way for large asset allocation changes for $20 billion club members in 2014, according to new Russell Investments research
February 12, 2014
Advisors can do more to engage women investors in long-term financial planning conversations; possible benefits include increased client satisfaction, consolidated assets and new referrals
January 14, 2014
Effective in January, several multi-asset portfolio reallocations will be made to reflect Russell's research and capital market forecasts
January 8, 2014
"Invested with Russell" program to build on $54,000 regular season donation
December 18, 2013
Russell Investments today released its Annual Global Outlook from its global team of investment strategists, who offer their investment insights and economic forecast for 2014, as well as in-depth looks at key components of the global market.
December 12, 2013
Global asset manager Russell Investments was recognized on Monday, December 9 at aiCIO magazine’s 2013 Industry Innovation Awards when the firm took home the Innovation award in the Investment Outsourcing category. Russell was recognized specifically “for its commitment to building a robust investment and sales team serving asset owners of all stripes, its in-house implementation capabilities and its longevity in a business crowded by newcomers.”
December 11, 2013
Josh Cohen named managing director, head of institutional defined contribution business.
December 2, 2013
The family of Russell / Nomura Indexes, which captures 98% of the float-adjusted market capitalization of the Japanese equity market, added 41 new firms as part of the annual reconstitution process on December 2, announced Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. and Russell Investments.
November 5, 2013
'The Investment and Management of Frozen Pension Plans' handbook provides practical advice and considerations for managing frozen pension plans on the journey toward their endgame
October 23, 2013
New Russell Fundamental U.S. Top 100 Volatility Control 7% Index, created in consultation with J.P. Morgan, places a volatility control overlay onto the fundamental index methodology.
October 1, 2013
Diverse issuance across global regions and cap tiers in the third quarter as reflected by new entrants to the Russell Indexes helps underscore benefit of a global multi-asset investing approach.
September 26, 2013
In a recent survey, most advisors say they utilize a total-return approach to income generation but see little consensus around how to measure success.
September 9, 2013
Directors Stella and Wright to help meet industry demand in non-profit investment outsourcing
September 4, 2013
Investment outsourcing team expands as a result of strong AUM growth
August 6, 2013
Pete Gunning to lead Asia-Pacific business; Russell veteran Alan Schoenheimer transitions to new role
July 18, 2013
"Invested with Russell" supports charities with every touchdown Wilson scores
July 10, 2013
Industry veteran Mark Schlafly brings more than 25 years of experience and expertise in retail distribution, products and platforms to Russell
June 20, 2013
Advisors point to referrals and networking as their top acquisition strategies in 2012, and expect to rely on the same approaches in 2013
May 29, 2013
Lisa Schneider named managing director, non–profits and healthcare systems, while Bruce Clarke takes on role of managing director, client service
May 22, 2013
Hollub–Verdeyen and Knowles to focus on delivering target date, real asset and Russell Adaptive Retirement Account solutions to DC clients and prospects
May 15, 2013
Updated handbook now includes information on MAP-21 and pension risk transfer
May 1, 2013
Equity fund flows and U.S. housing market signal optimism, though Eurozone issues, mature earnings cycle and U.S. fiscal contraction may subdue growth
April 10, 2013
Andrew Scherer will lead team dedicated to delivering retirement plan insights and solutions to advisors and DC platforms
April 2, 2013
Diverse issuance across global regions and cap tiers as reflected by new entrants to the Russell Indexes helps underscore benefit of a global multi-asset investing approach.
March 21, 2013
Advisors say clients seek to deviate from investment policies based on risk exposure, non-professional guidance
March 18, 2013
New alliance between global index provider and Islamic Finance expert produces an enhanced set of index tools for Shariah-compliant investors.
March 8, 2013
New focused “dual-listing” for Russell U.S. Index-based options includes commitment by the two companies to help expand selection, support, service and education for options clients globally.
March 1, 2013
Change is a result of Russell Indexes market risk review process
March 1, 2013
Falling interest rates since 2008 causes collective pension shortfall of the $20 billion club to rise by roughly $84 billion, despite good asset performance
February 12, 2013
New Russell Adaptive Retirement Accounts bring together the benefits of target date funds and individually tailored managed accounts to help increase DC plan participants' likelihood of achieving targeted retirement income goals
January 15, 2013
New research provides tools to help institutional plan sponsors compare how in-plan guaranteed income solution options perform in "income terms" in different market environments
January 15, 2013
Russell Index Leaders and CEO Ron Bundy Will Ring The Opening Bell® on Wednesday, January 16th to Celebrate The Global Alliance
December 17, 2012
Russell's U.S. Investment Manager Outlook survey finds majority of professional money managers consider U.S. market to be fairly valued
December 13, 2012
In advance of 2013, advisors and their clients are focusing conversations on taxes
December 12, 2012
Ongoing volatility, possible recession in Europe likely will be countered by continuation of growth, albeit slow, in U.S. and Chinese markets
December 3, 2012
The family of Russell / Nomura Indexes, which captures 98% of the float-adjusted market capitalization of the Japanese equity market, added 38 new firms as part of the annual reconstitution process on December 3, announced Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. and Russell Investments.
November 14, 2012
In response to significant interest among financial advisors in Russell's proprietary call overwriting strategy, Russell Investments has launched the Russell Strategic Call Overwriting Fund.
October 11, 2012
On Friday, October 5, 2012, the earlier than anticipated closure of LWPE was announced as the result of the in-kind redemption of all outstanding shares of the Fund.
October 10, 2012
Helps advisors address retirees' primary concern: Will I outlive my money?
September 27, 2012
U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index accounts for 19 of global total
September 27, 2012
In advance of QE3 announcement, 72% of managers expected policy action by the Federal Reserve.
September 12, 2012
Global index provider introduces new set of tools to help investors gain exposure to emerging markets through developed market companies
September 12, 2012
Advisors split between maintaining global investing approach and adjusting to uncertainty and client demands
September 11, 2012
New research provides framework for managing volatility in institutional multi-asset portfolios
August 28, 2012
Volatility likely to continue through end of 2012 as Europe remains main source of uncertainty
August 21, 2012
Smithfield Foods, Inc. selects Russell as fiduciary solutions provider & discretionary multi-asset manager
August 17, 2012
Russell Investments announced today that the Board of Trustees of Russell Exchange Traded Funds Trust authorized the orderly termination and liquidation of Russell's U.S. passively managed family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on or before October 24, 2012.
August 15, 2012
Rebalanced U.S. equity allocations of many portfolios reflect "defensive/dynamic" framework
August 6, 2012
Russell Investments announced today that it is conducting a strategic review of its direct U.S. ETF business in an effort to focus more exclusively on its core competency - delivering multi-asset solutions to institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals globally.
August 2, 2012
Aiming to increase the diversity of risk management in the Russell Strategic Bond Fund, global multi-asset manager Russell Investments has added three investment assignments for the Fund. These additional assignments are designed to broaden and increase country and currency exposure and decrease the overall exposure to credit risk, and they demonstrate Russell's agility to opportunistically leverage its capital markets research to make such changes during a risk-averse market environment.
July 2, 2012
Comprehensive Corporate Pension Finance Handbook offers plan sponsors Russell's latest insights on navigating pension plans through changing times and volatile markets
June 28, 2012
66 percent of managers cite headline risk as greatest challenge in active management environment
June 25, 2012
Notable decline in global market capitalization and correlation, Strong performance for U.S. large-cap stocks, with technology sector leading the way, Emerging Markets decline in capitalization relative to Developed Markets
June 19, 2012
Survey respondents cite diversification and shelter from volatility as primary reasons for investment and anticipate rising allocations to most alternative strategy types in the next one to three years.
June 13, 2012
Most financial advisors are actively working to address one of the most important challenges in the industry today: helping individuals generate reliable income after retirement, according to global asset manager Russell Investments' latest quarterly survey of U.S. advisors, the Financial Professional Outlook (FPO).
June 11, 2012
Technology shows biggest increase among U.S. sectors as Facebook joins and Apple ascends to the top spot in the Russell 3000® Index.
May 2, 2012
Leading providers join forces to establish a new set of benchmarks designed to help U.S. pension funds improve the hedging precision of their LDI portfolios
April 17, 2012
Goodwin will help create new indexes and educate clients on the important role indexes can play in multi-asset portfolio monitoring and construction
April 4, 2012
"Adaptive Investing" framework focuses on funded ratio for asset allocation, insurance decisions
March 28, 2012
Ongoing challenges in Europe appear to provide opportunities for active management
March 20, 2012
Lincoln's broker-dealers nationally gain greater access to key aspects of Russell's multi-asset solutions
March 15, 2012
ETFs use transparent, rules-based indexes and quality screens that aim to identify financially strong companies
March 14, 2012
Financial Professional Outlook: Advisors focus on progress toward goals while clients look at short-term returns
March 6, 2012
Russell Indexes launches first of its kind small- and mid-cap European equity index constructed of highly liquid constituents, helping investment professionals bridge a gap in market access
March 5, 2012
New indexes allow investors to set a desired level of risk to help better manage global market volatility.
March 1, 2012
Leading family of global equity market benchmarks remains a highly accurate market proxy for global investors and reflects the changing nature of global markets
February 29, 2012
Analysis shows pension liabilities grew faster than assets in 2011; cash contributions to continue rise
January 12, 2012
Greater correlation among international markets means investors should consider small cap stocks for non-U.S. investment opportunity.
December 16, 2011
U.S. small cap Russell 2000® Index accounts for 11 of global total
December 15, 2011
Volatility expected to continue in 2012; key risk to improved global market sentiment is Europe
December 14, 2011
Latest Investment Manager Outlook (IMO) shows most professional money managers expect continuation of elevated volatility but many are not planning changes to their portfolio positioning.
December 7, 2011
Michael Gallucci will lead Russell Index sales & relationships for U.S. structured products and sell side firms.
December 7, 2011
Many advisors see business opportunity despite volatility and prioritize growth in 2012
December 5, 2011
All 24 ETF products in Russell's U.S. line-up show tax efficiency in their first year
December 1, 2011
The family of Russell/Nomura Indexes, which captures 98% of the float-adjusted market capitalization of the Japanese equity market, added 14 new firms as part of the annual reconstitution process on December 1, announced Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. and Russell Investments.
November 28, 2011
Martin Jaugietis named to newly created role of director, head of LDI solutions
November 17, 2011
New version of HelpingAdvisors.com optimized for iPad® gives advisors quick access to tools including Economic Indicators Dashboard and Business Cycle Index
November 8, 2011
Russell Investments appoints Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis.
November 3, 2011
Comprehensive series of factor ETFs now features 13 U.S. and international options
November 3, 2011
Russell's family of indexes, designed to track and manage risk exposure, now includes developed international markets.
October 17, 2011
Russell's innovative investment style indexes add global stock coverage to help investors better navigate increasingly complex and volatile global markets.
October 5, 2011
Four new ETFs launched today offer focused exposure in the small cap asset class
October 3, 2011
Tradable indexes designed to reflect pan-European and Eurozone markets
September 29, 2011
More than three quarters (79 percent) of investment managers surveyed in the latest Investment Manager Outlook (IMO), a quarterly survey conducted by Russell Investments, say that they do not believe the U.S. economy is entering a double-dip recession.
September 28, 2011
U.S. broad-market Russell 3000 Index accounts for 23 of global total
September 27, 2011
Event steers advisors toward new thinking, new actions and new conversations
September 27, 2011
Approach creates a stronger link between asset allocation policy and the market environment
September 26, 2011
Mark Raskopf appointed as head of tactical trading strategies
September 22, 2011
Small cap indexing pioneer adds four prevalent small cap investment disciplines to series; expands investment discipline offering beyond the large-cap arena
September 20, 2011
Financial Advisors nationally gain access to Russell's LifePoints® Funds and Model Strategies
September 15, 2011
Financial Professional Outlook shows advisors believe they add most value by helping clients maintain perspective but feel clients value other services
September 12, 2011
"TRI 30 " helps plan sponsors determine if participants' savings rates are adequate for achieving retirement objectives – an important insight to consider imbedding in plan design
September 6, 2011
Russell Investments has appointed Jeff Eng to the newly created position of director, retirement income, for the firm's Americas Institutional business.
August 16, 2011
Second U.S. public plan selects new index, underscoring increased investor interest in Fundamental Index strategies to complement market capitalization-weighted approaches
August 16, 2011
New video tutorial provides overview of key factors for determining if hedge fund investments are best positioned to help meet short-term investing realities and long-term investment objectives
July 26, 2011
Report challenges the presumption that less risky stocks deliver lower returns
July 20, 2011
Industry veteran Shelton (Shellie) Unger will lead Russell Index sales & relationships with retirement plan sponsors, foundations and endowments
July 19, 2011
Lennon and Rappa to focus on development of customized solutions for institutional DC plan investors, marketing strategy and business growth
July 14, 2011
Shift underscores increased investor interest in Fundamental Index strategies to complement market capitalization-weighted approaches
July 12, 2011
Russell Investments announced today the appointment of Len Brennan as president and chief executive officer of the company.
July 6, 2011
National Account Executives Joh–n Harrell and Paul Izzo deliver Russell solutions to bank partners
June 29, 2011
Russell's Investment Manager Outlook is an ongoing survey intended to generate a meaningful snapshot of investment manager sentiment each quarter.
June 28, 2011
Forum aims to create opportunity for Russell and distribution partners to exchange ideas, discuss industry trends and share success strategies.
June 16, 2011
Financial Professional Outlook survey suggests advisors need to steer client conversations to focus on factors critical to long-term financial security
June 13, 2011
Matthew Teevan joins Russell's DCIO team to support delivery of retirement plan insights and solutions to advisors and DC platforms in the northeast region of the U.S.
June 10, 2011
IPOs account for 22 of 186 additions to the Russell 3000 Index
June 7, 2011
Milestone reflects demand by retirement plan advisors for rigorous glide path methodology and institutional-quality funds
June 6, 2011
Venables Bell & Partners Promotes the Disciplined Investing of Russell ETFs
June 1, 2011
Russell Investments' leadership in transition management services globally has been reaffirmed with top rankings from Global Investor, Professional Pensions and Asia Asset Management.
May 31, 2011
New ETFs designed to provide focused exposure to five significant risk factors
May 24, 2011
Multi-manager fund options added to industry's first flat-insurance fee variable annuity
May 19, 2011
"Investment Discipline" ETFs continue 75-years of Russell innovation
May 19, 2011
Laurie Marchel joins Russell's U.S. advisor-sold business in newly created role to grow and serve wirehouse partnerships
May 16, 2011
Six new indexes designed to target commonly practiced investment disciplines
May 11, 2011
New platform allows advisors to deliver institutional-quality advice and investment solutions to clients while streamlining service and support needs
May 5, 2011
2011 Russell Investments Institutional Summit covers risk budgeting, governance, LDI, emerging markets, retirement income, low volatility and downside protection strategies
May 3, 2011
Celebrates anniversaries in North America, Australia, Asia and EMEA; thanks clients around the world
April 27, 2011
New tool provides personalized score and benchmarks across five strategic business measures
April 13, 2011
Chris Barlow joins Russell's DCIO team to support delivery of retirement plan insights and solutions to advisors and DC platforms
April 12, 2011
Growing client interest in alternatives spurs new hires in portfolio and risk management
March 28, 2011
Introducing competition and building better benchmarks
March 23, 2011
In a further show of commitment to the region, Russell appoints new practice leader for consulting and advisory services in ASEAN, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan
March 21, 2011
Russell contributions to benefit relief aid in Japan and New Zealand after recent natural disasters
March 17, 2011
Index series complements Russell Global Index, increases liquidity for tradable products
March 16, 2011
New client acquisition cited as leading driver of growth
March 15, 2011
U.S. broad-market Russell 3000 accounts for 18 of global total
March 9, 2011
Richard Davies joins as demand for institutional-quality DC investment solutions continues to grow
March 9, 2011
Events planned to help advisors at all points of their business lifecycle
March 1, 2011
Analysis draws five big conclusions from the 2010 reporting cycle.
February 28, 2011
Global benchmarks, accounting for $3.9 trillion in assets, to be fully realigned.
February 24, 2011
Series of 24 new indexes designed to capture the beta of a Fundamental Index® strategy
February 17, 2011
Strategist team provides global perspective on Russell's investment outlook for 2011
February 3, 2011
Innovative investment style indexes complement Growth and Value set
February 2, 2011
Conscious Currency framework addresses what may be single largest unmanaged position in a portfolio
January 31, 2011
Crissie Fortmeyer joins Russell to support business growth in the non-profit market segment
January 27, 2011
Russell Investments was selected as transition manager by the US$16.2 billion Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF) of Taiwan.
January 27, 2011
Defined contribution plan sponsors encouraged to take action to make plans more effective, such as a close assessment of target date glide paths and the use of alternative investments in target date funds
January 24, 2011
Agreement with Global X Funds will lead to ETFs based on new indexes
January 19, 2011
Risk vs. global expansion and corporate earnings growth – round two
January 19, 2011
New director of alternatives strengthens Russell's Americas Institutional consulting and deepens firm's global capabilities and resources in alternative investments
January 12, 2011
Acquisition helps build Russell's ETF business in the U.S. market