Announcement

The spring of a new age for ESG integration into passive: World's leading asset owner selects the ‎FTSE Blossom Japan Index.

Russell 2500™ Index Research

Running the Anchor Leg: examining the performance of US small and midcap securities, as measured by the Russell 2500 Index

2017 smart beta survey

Find out how asset owners from all around the world use smart beta products and think about their role within portfolios

FTSE Italia PIR Index Series

Newly launched indexes designed to reflect the requirements of Italy's new tax-advantaged personal savings plan

Research & Insights

The intuitive foundations of smart beta

We focus on some smart beta index construction approaches that follow relatively simple, intuitive weighting schemes. Regardless of their methodology, all FTSE Russell smart beta indexes follow transparent, consistent rules in order to achieve the stated index objectives.

Multi-factor indexes: The power of tilting

Multi-factor indexes: The power of tilting

It wasn’t too long ago that the concept of factors in investing was the exclusive province of professors of finance and a few active “quant” managers. Mainstream portfolio construction was focused primarily on asset allocation. Within equities, that meant achieving the right balance in allocation to various segments such as large cap and small cap, country and sector, and perhaps value and growth styles.

Press Releases

Harvest Fund Management selects FTSE China A50 Index for ETF listing in Shanghai

FTSE Russell announces the licensing of the FTSE China A50 Index to Harvest Fund Management (HFM). The Harvest FTSE China A50 Index ETF, listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) today and is the first domestically listed ETF to track a FTSE Russell index.

World’s largest pension fund selects new FTSE Russell ESG index

FTSE Russell today announces the creation of a new index, the FTSE Blossom Japan index. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has selected the index as a core ESG benchmark through its flagship fund. GPIF is the largest pension fund in the world with over $1.3tn* in assets.

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