Russell Investments released its Strategists’ 2015 Global Outlook – Q2 Update report today, which highlights the most recent economic insights and market expectations from the firm’s global team of investment strategists.
March 31 2015
New non-profit handbook provides step-by-step investment strategy guide
The Non-profit Fiduciaries’ Handbook is designed to provide practical advice, planning tools and best practice information for those designing, constructing and managing a non-profit’s investment program.
March 26 2015
Russell Investments boosts global team of strategists informing the firm’s multi-asset portfolio management
Russell Investments has hired Paul Eitelman to serve a key role on its global team of investment strategists, whose research and views help guide the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services for institutional and retail investors. Eitelman most recently served as vice president, senior economist at J.P. Morgan in New York.
March 25, 2015
New Mexico State Investment Council Creates Significant New Smart Beta Allocation for U.S. Equities, Utilizes Russell Smart Beta Indexes
Smart beta indexes from global index provider Russell have been selected as the basis for a significant new smart beta passive investment allocation by the New Mexico State Investment Council (NMSIC).
March 23, 2015
Questrade Wealth Management Licenses Russell Indexes for its First Suite of ETFs in Canada
Questrade Wealth Management has launched its suite of Questrade Smart ETFs™, its first ETFs to be launched in Canada, with the recent listing of six exchange traded funds on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The six ETFs include four U.S. sector ETFs and two U.S. midcap ETFs, all based on Russell Indexes.
March 2, 2015
Biggest U.S. corporate pension plans stung by improving longevity in 2014
Widespread adoption of new mortality tables added $29 billion to combined liabilities for $20 billion club members in 2014, turning an already tough year into a significant setback, according to new Russell Investments’ research.
March 2, 2015
Russell Indexes Announces Schedule for 2015 Annual Reconstitution
Russell today announced the 2015 schedule for its annual reconstitution process, which is designed to capture and reflect global equity market shifts in the past year to ensure that investors continue to have the most accurate proxy for global markets.
February 9, 2015
Russell Investments’ Transition Management service receives “Industry Innovation Award,” expands team to meet increasing client demand
Global asset manager Russell Investments recently earned its fourth consecutive CIO Magazine Industry Innovation Award. Specifically, Russell was recognized in the asset servicing category for its continued commitment to, and success in, transition management (TM) in 2014.
February 5, 2015
London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG” or the "Group") comprehensive review announcement
London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG” or the "Group") announced today that it has concluded the comprehensive review of the investment management business of Russell Investments (“Russell Investment Management”), as previously announced on 26 June 2014.
February 5, 2015
ProShares Licenses New Russell 2000® Dividend Growth Index for New ETF
ProShares has selected the new Russell 2000® Dividend Growth Index as the basis for a new exchange traded fund (ETF) – the ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV)—which launched today.
January 21, 2015
Russell Investments and Integral launch comprehensive execution service for institutional investors — designed to fix the Fix
Global asset manager Russell Investments and Integral Development Corp., a leading FX technology company, announced today the launch of Russell FX Network (RFX Network), a new end-to-end trading solution for the buy-side community for netting, execution and allocation of foreign exchange transactions.
January 14, 2015
Invesco PowerShares Licenses Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index for New ETF
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (“Invesco PowerShares”) has recently selected the Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index as the basis for a new exchange traded fund (ETF).