By: Philip Lawlor, managing director, global markets research
This stage in the cycle calls for a clear-eyed assessment of the potential risks that could upend long-held assumptions and catch markets off guard, says Philip Lawlor, managing director, Global Markets Research.
In this video, Lingjuan Ma, senior research analyst, research and analytics, walks you through the high-level discussion points explained in our new paper, “Alternative approaches to multi-factor index construction: Like-for-like comparisons.”
With investor eyes on the FOMC and growing concerns about the potential negative effect a sustained rise in US interest rates may have on US equity market performance, new research from global index provider FTSE Russell and Pacer Advisors highlights historical trends of high free cash flow companies in a rising rate regime.
Real estate securities in the Residential, Office, Retail and Industrial sectors may stand to benefit with US interest rates on the rise, says new research from global index provider FTSE Russell and the Nareit.
By: Alec Young, managing director, global markets research
Markets have grown more turbulent as investors come to grips with the Federal Reserve’s rate-hiking resolve in the face of a robust US economy and slackening growth elsewhere. Rising US rates, slowing Chinese growth and simmering trade tensions also loom on investors’ risk radar.
By: Sandrine Soubeyran, director research and analytics
Since the introduction of economic reforms some 40 years ago, China’s economy has transformed into a formidable driver of global growth. As the country continues to open its equity market to international investors, they will find a market with a broader set of industries. And also perhaps surprisingly to some, they will see an increase in focus on the green economy.
While indexes measuring US small-cap stocks have retreated in 2018 amid heightened US equity market volatility, four indexes designed to benchmark US small-cap options strategies have fared better year-to-date, according to new data from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) and global index provider FTSE Russell.
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announced that Thomas K. (Tom) Dunlap has joined as Chief Data Officer (CDO) for its Information Services Division, which includes leading global index provider FTSE Russell.
Top 5 UK Local Government Pension Scheme commits to ‘Smart Sustainability’ multi-factor climate index
Global equity index will combine comprehensive factor exposure alongside climate change considerations
New index expected to launch in November 2018
FTSE Russell collaborating with Merseyside Pension Fund to support the Fund’s Climate Risk Strategy
Growing trend among asset own...
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