FTSE Global Equity Index Series


The Investor’s view

FTSE GEIS embodies FTSE Russell’s philosophy that indexes should be positioned from “the investor’s view,” reflecting not only how the investor sees the world, but also the objectives and investment criteria they define.

Inclusive perspective

FTSE GEIS reflects an inclusive approach that is enriched by the insight of industry and market experts around the world. Our presence in local markets presents opportunities to work directly with investors and apply this collective perspective to index innovation.

Universal taxonomy

By defining markets and securities on the basis of quantifiable, measurable attributes, FTSE GEIS delivers an unbiased representation of global equity markets and a reliable way for investors to gain targeted exposure to market opportunities.

FTSE Russell's unique four tiered country classification structure provides a clear view of the global equity market landscape.

Rules-based flexibility

FTSE GEIS is constructed through a transparent, rules-based methodology that includes the versatility required to meet diverse investor needs.

FTSE GEIS coverage and modularity

The broadest global equity index

Source: FTSE Russell, data as of September 2020.
For more information please see the FTSE Global Equity Index Series Ground Rules.

FTSE Global Equity Performance Quilts

A look at year-over-year index returns across markets. Explore percentage index returns for each complete calendar year and the year to date.