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As a leading global provider of benchmarks, analytics, and data solutions with multi-asset capabilities, FTSE Russell’s solutions offer a true picture of global markets across asset classes, styles, and strategies. Our global perspective is underpinned by specialist knowledge gained from developing local solutions and understanding client needs around the world.

FTSE Russell’s expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. Approximately $15 trillion is currently benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers, and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.

With the recent addition of The Yield Book business, FTSE Russell extends its expertise in analytics to a highly respected analytics platform that serves approximately 350 institutions globally including investment management firms, banks, central banks, insurance companies, pension funds, broker-dealers, hedge funds and investment management firms. The Yield Book offers analytical insights into a broad array of fixed income instruments with specific focus on mortgage, government, corporate and derivative securities.

FTSE Russell is also major provider of data solutions, from top down economic and demographic information, to detailed equity, debt and sustainability fundamental data analysis , to corporations, financial institutions, business academics and reference libraries. Through its acquisition of Mergent, a provider of business and financial information on public and private companies globally for more than 100 years, FTSE Russell provides solutions including advanced data collection, cloud-based applications, desktop analytics and print products.

FTSE Russell is a unit of London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) information Services Division. FTSE Russell is a wholly owned subsidiary of LSEG.

News from FTSE Russell

  • Why pension schemes can lead on climate change; Mersey’s long horizon weblink

    The long-term investment timeframe that pension schemes take poses enormous challenges but can also lead to innovative investment approaches to difficult issues. In this guest Q&A, Owen Thorne, portfolio manager, monitoring & responsible investment at the Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF) explains how the Fund approached the climate change challenge.

  • Blog | US equities reach new highs despite persistent global economic angst weblink

    Global equity markets rose in April as easier global financial conditions, signs that China’s slowdown may be bottoming, and better-than-expected US economic data and first-quarter earnings helped buoy risk appetite. However, uncertainty persists over the status of the global economy.

  • Blog | Building solid returns with developed core infrastructure weblink

    At the end of last year, I posted about how FTSE Russell is meeting the rising demand for developed core infrastructure indexes. The continued environment of yield scarcity had a growing number of investors turning to this asset class for its income-generating potential, and our FTSE Developed Core Infrastructure Index gave them a means to benchmark their returns.

  • Blog | Markets wrestle with late-cycle crosswinds weblink

    In a rare tug of war, both equities and government bonds have rallied this year as financial markets wrestle with the implications of a synchronized global slowdown.

  • Blog | Index IDEA: Equal weight, unequal performance weblink

    Equal weight is considered by many to be one of the oldest and most time-tested approaches to reduce portfolio concentration and enhance diversification. But how have equal weighted approaches stacked up relative to traditional market cap weighted approaches for long-term risk-adjusted performance? Quite well, in fact, according to new research from FTSE Russell.

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White Papers / Research from FTSE Russell

  • Blog | What’s on tap for the “Goldilocks” US equity market in the second half? weblink

    As we enter the second half of 2019, Goldilocks continues to walk a tightrope as US investors balance the potential benefits of Fed easing with continued weak global leading economic indicators, lingering trade jitters and elevated valuations, says Alec Young, FTSE Russell managing director of global markets research.

  • Blog | Glass half full or half empty? Easing-cycle optimism outweighs macro worries weblink

    Equity markets have been rallying on the decisively dovish turn in Federal Reserve and European Central Bank positioning and optimism about the macro rewards such stimulus may bring. But, as highlighted in our latest overview of current macro conditions, we note a persistent mismatch between market expectations and incoming economic signals. 

  • Are the Eurozone and ECB turning Japanese…? weblink

    ECB President Draghi recently stated his concerns about the slowdown in the Eurozone economy and noted that the ECB still has plenty of scope to expand its QE asset purchase program (Sintra, Portugal, June 19) if required.

  • China A: Looking down the road weblink

    There’s an uplifting China story that is incredibly significant for global investors: the introduction of A Shares (available via the Northbound China Stock Connect Scheme Buy-and-Sell List)  

  • The climate is right for fixed income sustainability weblink

    Bond markets are three times larger than equity markets, so it’s surprising that while sustainable equity investment strategies have caught the imagination of investors across the globe, they have so far less successfully ignited fixed income investing.

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  • What’s on tap for the “Goldilocks” US equity market in the second half?

    Blog | What’s on tap for the “Goldilocks” US equity market in the second half?

    White papersFri, 19 Jul 2019

    As we enter the second half of 2019, Goldilocks continues to walk a tightrope as US investors balance the potential benefits of Fed easing with continued weak global leading economic indicators, lingering trade jitters and elevated valuations, says Alec Young, FTSE Russell managing director of global markets research.

  • Glass half full or half empty? Easing-cycle optimism outweighs macro worries

    Blog | Glass half full or half empty? Easing-cycle optimism outweighs macro worries

    White papersFri, 19 Jul 2019

    Equity markets have been rallying on the decisively dovish turn in Federal Reserve and European Central Bank positioning and optimism about the macro rewards such stimulus may bring. But, as highlighted in our latest overview of current macro conditions, we note a persistent mismatch between market expectations and incoming economic signals. 

  • Are the Eurozone and ECB turning Japanese…?

    Are the Eurozone and ECB turning Japanese…?

    White papersTue, 16 Jul 2019

    ECB President Draghi recently stated his concerns about the slowdown in the Eurozone economy and noted that the ECB still has plenty of scope to expand its QE asset purchase program (Sintra, Portugal, June 19) if required.

  • China A: Looking down the road

    China A: Looking down the road

    White papersTue, 9 Jul 2019

    There’s an uplifting China story that is incredibly significant for global investors: the introduction of A Shares (available via the Northbound China Stock Connect Scheme Buy-and-Sell List)  

  • The climate is right for fixed income sustainability

    The climate is right for fixed income sustainability

    White papersMon, 8 Jul 2019

    Bond markets are three times larger than equity markets, so it’s surprising that while sustainable equity investment strategies have caught the imagination of investors across the globe, they have so far less successfully ignited fixed income investing.

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