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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

  • 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.

  • Blog | Infrastructure REITs: A match made in low yield environment heaven weblink

    For a brief period, it appeared that the extended low yield environment of today might at last be coming to a close. But the Fed’s about-face to a more dovish stance on interest rates has investors again searching for yield, giving a boost to income-producing investments. Two asset classes that have benefited in particular are REITs and Infrastructure, and the combination of them—Infrastructure REITs—have performed notably better than broader REIT and equity indexes. 

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White Papers / Research from FTSE Russell

  • FTSE Russell China Bond Research Report Q1 2019 download

    Highlights from the May report:  Total holdings of Chinese bonds by offshore investors rose in Q1 of 2019. Offshore investors held 1.76 trillion RMB (US$263 billion) worth of bonds at the end of March, according to data released by Shanghai Clearing House and China Central Depository and Clearing Co, marking a 34.3 billion RMB (US$5.1 billion USD) rise compared to end-December 2018. Some of China’s largest companies have defaulted on their debt ...

  • Blog | ChiNext: Rising stars inclusion in our China A Shares implementation weblink

    Back in September of 2018 we announced the inclusion of China A Shares into our indexes—a move that takes effect in June. The FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS) China A implementation opens up a range of China stocks to investors globally. One interesting detail about it is that ChiNext stocks will be included. 

  • Blog | US-China standoff catches US economy at low ebb weblink

    The pickup in headline first-quarter US GDP growth sent out false signals about the underlying health of the US economy, as a closer analysis reveals. And the recent flare-up in US-China trade tensions isn’t helping.

  • Blog | The US yield curve is not a broken recession indicator weblink

    Suggestions that inverted yield curve is an unreliable indicator of pending recession are exaggerated, says Robin Marshall

  • Blog | Index IDEA: US cap tiers are running neck and neck weblink

    It’s been a real horse race between US large- and small-cap stock index performance in 2019, with both posting strong double-digit gains year-to-date ( 16.2% for the Russell 1000 Index and 17.2% for the Russell 2000 Index as of May 10). And according to our new insight, each is benefitting from its own unique macroeconomic drivers.

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  • FTSE Russell China Bond Research Report Q1 2019

    FTSE Russell China Bond Research Report Q1 2019

    White papersWed, 22 May 2019

    Highlights from the May report:  Total holdings of Chinese bonds by offshore investors rose in Q1 of 2019. Offshore investors held 1.76 trillion RMB (US$263 billion) worth of bonds at the end of March, according to data released by Shanghai Clearing House and China Central Depository and Clearing Co, marking a 34.3 billion RMB (US$5.1 billion USD) rise compared to end-December 2018. Some of China’s largest companies have defaulted on their debt ...

  • Blog | ChiNext: Rising stars inclusion in our China A Shares implementation

    White papersTue, 21 May 2019

    Back in September of 2018 we announced the inclusion of China A Shares into our indexes—a move that takes effect in June. The FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS) China A implementation opens up a range of China stocks to investors globally. One interesting detail about it is that ChiNext stocks will be included. 

  • Blog | US-China standoff catches US economy at low ebb

    White papersMon, 20 May 2019

    The pickup in headline first-quarter US GDP growth sent out false signals about the underlying health of the US economy, as a closer analysis reveals. And the recent flare-up in US-China trade tensions isn’t helping.

  • Blog | The US yield curve is not a broken recession indicator

    White papersThu, 16 May 2019

    Suggestions that inverted yield curve is an unreliable indicator of pending recession are exaggerated, says Robin Marshall

  • Blog | Index IDEA: US cap tiers are running neck and neck

    White papersMon, 13 May 2019

    It’s been a real horse race between US large- and small-cap stock index performance in 2019, with both posting strong double-digit gains year-to-date ( 16.2% for the Russell 1000 Index and 17.2% for the Russell 2000 Index as of May 10). And according to our new insight, each is benefitting from its own unique macroeconomic drivers.

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