Global Equity Indexes

Considering selecting or switching your benchmark?

FTSE Russell offers a broad range of cap-weighted global benchmarks designed to provide exposure to the broad market, particular region, asset class or style you seek.

Smart Beta & Factor Indexes

Seeking an index solution targeting specific risk factors?

A range of transparent benchmarks can be used by investors seeking to target specific risk factors, rules-based strategies or market segments, complementing traditional active and passive analysis.

China Indexes

Interested in exploring key opportunities in China?

FTSE Russell’s China Index Series cover all Chinese share types, multiple asset classes and investment themes including style, dividend yield, fundamentally weighted and property.

US Equity Indexes

Does your US equity exposure contain gaps or overlaps?

Our modular index construction allows investors to track current and historical US market performance by specific market segment or investment style with no gaps or overlaps.


Russell 2000 Recon: Banding results in lower turnover

Russell 2000 Recon: Banding results in lower turnover

By: Mat Lystra, Sr. Research Analyst

Come the end of June, the constituents of all Russell indexes – and the ETFs and passive funds that track them – will be updated during the annual index reconstitution.

An index architect’s perspective on China’s expansion of QFII program

An index architect’s perspective on China’s expansion of QFII program

By: Jonathan Horton, Head of Integration, Governance and Risk, Information Services Division, LSEG

Despite a volatile start to 2016, the desire on the part of international investors for greater access to China remains high and it continues to raise its profile on the global stage as a market of central importance.

Press Releases

New suite of US ETF reference and analytics data available from XTF

FTSE Russell today announced the availability of a new suite of reference and analytics data to help investors research and evaluate the US exchange traded funds (ETF) market. Acquired by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) in December 2015, the XTF business is operated by LSEG’s Information Services Division, which includes FTSE Russell, a global leader in indexes.

Innovative new index supports investors seeking to Divest Fossil Fuels and Invest in the Green Economy

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has launched an innovative new index that reduces exposure within the index to companies associated with fossil fuels while also increasing exposure within the index to companies engaged in the transition to a green economy. To gain this exposure, the FTSE Divest-Invest Developed 200 Index incorporates data captured by FTSE Russell’s innovative new green revenue data model, called LCE, which is set to launch publicly in the coming months. BNP Paribas has licensed the new index to create swaps and structured products.

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