Russell US Indexes

Pinpoint opportunity in the US equity market

Representative, Relevant, Reliable

Since their launch in 1984, the Russell US Indexes have become the leading US equity benchmarks for institutional investors.

All indexes in the series are subsets of the Russell 3000 Index, including the well-known large cap Russell 1000 Index and the  small cap Russell 2000 Index, as well as their growth and value style components.

The Russell US Indexes have been widely accepted by institutional investors for their academic integrity and investor usability, allowing them to track current and historical market performance by specific size, investment style, and other market characteristics.

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By Philip Lawlor, head of Global Investment Research The powerful winning streak in US small-cap stocks has been a dominant theme since the vaccine-fueled risk rally began last fall. The outperformance of small stocks in the UK and Europe over this period has paled in comparison. Russell 2000…  Read more


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By Carolyn Eagle, senior product manager, Sustainable Investments Gender diversity in leadership roles has emerged as an important global theme in recent years. Addressing gender equality has become a key focus of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and more governments are putting regulations in…  Read more


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By Philip Lawlor, head of Global Investment Research While unnerving, the late-February surge in global bond yields was a game-changer for equity market leadership, with important implications for navigating the road ahead. While sapping strength from pricier growth sectors like tech, the reflation…  Read more