When we first developed the Russell Style Indexes, their primary objective was to provide appropriate benchmarks for active asset managers. But investors soon discovered growth and value indexes could be useful for other purposes—such as the basis for passive investments or as tools for implementing tactical style tilts.
With 40 years of Russell Style Index performance history now in the rearview, we can observe several distinct cycles of style rotation over the past several decades, as detailed in our research paper. And for investors looking to express tactical views on the timing of these shifts, Russell Style Indexes are designed to be valuable implementation tools.
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