Announcement

London Stock Exchange Group acquires The Yield Book and Citi Fixed Income Indices

Russell 2500™ Index Research

Running the Anchor Leg: examining the performance of US small and midcap securities, as measured by the Russell 2500 Index

2017 smart beta survey

Find out how asset owners from all around the world use smart beta products and think about their role within portfolios

Research & Insights

Passive Aggressive: Is ESG integration into passive becoming the new norm?

The world of index-based investing is in flux as ESG integration into passive is on course to become the norm for new mandates. In the last year there has been a quiet revolution taking place as asset owners have been moving to integrate ESG into index designs for new mandates on core passive portfolios.

International investment and the US dollar

In 2015 FTSE Russell launched a series of international equity indexes for the USD-based investor that are 50% USD hedged to help investors evaluate their currency exposures and their hedging strategies when investing in foreign equities. This paper updates the research on the behavior of these indexes through June 2017; the results are consistent with earlier published findings.

Press Releases

FTSE 250 celebrates 25th anniversary

FTSE Russell today celebrates the 25th anniversary of one of its flagship UK indexes, the FTSE 250. On 12 October 1992, following a consultation with the FTSE Advisory Committee, the FTSE 250 Index was launched, marking the start of a new era for market participants who wanted to benchmark their investments to mid cap UK equities.

FTSE Russell announces results of FTSE annual country classification review

FTSE Russell today announces the results of the FTSE Annual Country Classification Review for 2017. FTSE Russell formally reviews country classifications within its FTSE Global Equity Index Series (FTSE GEIS) each September using a comprehensive, transparent and consistent methodology.

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