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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

  • Factor behavior through the cycle - Lessons from the Russell 1000 Index download

    Factors have become an influential force in investors’ decision-making processes, buttressed by a growing body of academic and financial industry research that has affirmed the effectiveness of factors in driving risk and returns. But to get the most value from factor investing strategies, investors should first gain a more comprehensive understanding of how and why factors behave the way they do. 

  • Practical considerations for listed infrastructure download

    Infrastructure is an investment category often seen by investors as a diversification tool that can provide a hedge to long-term liabilities by offering exposure to potentially stable returns and steady income. FTSE Russell defines core infrastructure companies as those that own, manage or operate structures or networks used for the processing or moving goods, services, information and data, people, energy and necessities from one location to another. 

  • Smart Beta 2019 - Global Survey Findings from Asset Owners The results are in! weblink

    Now in its sixth year, the FTSE Russell global institutional survey provides unique insight into major trends in awareness, popularity and the use of smart beta among global asset owners.  This year it has produced an additional report that examines the integration of ESG into smart beta strategies by asset owners.

  • Factor behavior through the cycle download

    Factors have become an influential force in investors’ decision-making processes, buttressed by a growing body of academic and financial industry research that has affirmed the effectiveness of factors in driving risk and returns.

  • Blog | Mind the cap when investing overseas weblink

    On Monday, June 24, global index provider FTSE Russell will add the China A shares of approximately 1,090 Chinese mainland stocks to the FTSE Global Equity Index Series. Notably, more than one third of these stocks (376) are small cap, with the rest qualifying as mid- and large-cap.

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What’s new

  • Factor behavior through the cycle - Lessons from the Russell 1000 Index

    Factor behavior through the cycle - Lessons from the Russell 1000 Index

    White papersTue, 18 Jun 2019

    Factors have become an influential force in investors’ decision-making processes, buttressed by a growing body of academic and financial industry research that has affirmed the effectiveness of factors in driving risk and returns. But to get the most value from factor investing strategies, investors should first gain a more comprehensive understanding of how and why factors behave the way they do. 

  • Practical considerations for listed infrastructure

    Practical considerations for listed infrastructure

    White papersTue, 18 Jun 2019

    Infrastructure is an investment category often seen by investors as a diversification tool that can provide a hedge to long-term liabilities by offering exposure to potentially stable returns and steady income. FTSE Russell defines core infrastructure companies as those that own, manage or operate structures or networks used for the processing or moving goods, services, information and data, people, energy and necessities from one location to another. 

  • smart beta 2019 global survey findings from asset owners

    Smart Beta 2019 - Global Survey Findings from Asset Owners The results are in!

    White papersFri, 14 Jun 2019

    Now in its sixth year, the FTSE Russell global institutional survey provides unique insight into major trends in awareness, popularity and the use of smart beta among global asset owners.  This year it has produced an additional report that examines the integration of ESG into smart beta strategies by asset owners.

  • Factor behavior through the cycle – FTSE Dynamic Single and Multifactor Index Series

    Factor behavior through the cycle

    White papersMon, 10 Jun 2019

    Factors have become an influential force in investors’ decision-making processes, buttressed by a growing body of academic and financial industry research that has affirmed the effectiveness of factors in driving risk and returns.

  • Mind the cap when investing overseas – China A Shares

    Blog | Mind the cap when investing overseas

    White papersFri, 7 Jun 2019

    On Monday, June 24, global index provider FTSE Russell will add the China A shares of approximately 1,090 Chinese mainland stocks to the FTSE Global Equity Index Series. Notably, more than one third of these stocks (376) are small cap, with the rest qualifying as mid- and large-cap.

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