U.S. inflation surges. Did markets notice?

Market Week in Review

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive this

February 19, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

Volatility shakes up markets. Is the worst yet to come?

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive

Feb 12, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
Market volatility - multi-asset approach

Why a dynamic multi-asset approach matters during volatile markets

We didn’t know 5 February would be the day. No one did. But for the past year, we’ve espoused the benefits of managing risk, rather than taking risk.    On that day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,175 points,1 marking an exceptionally volatile day for financial markets around the world. The 4.6% drop was

Feb 9, 2018 Categories: Market Updates, Multi-asset
Volatility strikes back. Is this the start of a bear market?

Volatility strikes back. Is this the start of a bear market?

After an exceptionally strong year in markets, volatility has struck back in recent days. At the time of this writing, the S&P 500® Index has fallen roughly 10% from its record close on 26 January.1   Many of our clients are asking us if this is the start of a bear market. Our answer—probably not.

Feb 6, 2018 Categories: Market Updates, Multi-asset

U.S. wage growth surges—Is a more hawkish Fed next?

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive

Feb 5, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

Letter from the CIO

Each January Russell Investments’ CIO reviews the preceding year and discusses both our funds’ performance and our new initiatives and developments. 2018 CIO Letter This year’s letter combines comments from our Global CIO about the progress we have made for clients during 2017 and how we are preparing for the year ahead. Read the letter

U.S. fourth quarter GDP: More than meets the eye?

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive

Jan 29, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
Fiduciary management innovation

Fiduciary management innovation. What does it look like?

Innovation continues to be a hot topic for fiduciary management. At Russell Investments, we understand that constant, rigorous innovation helps give our clients the highest likelihood of reaching their goals. That’s why we are so pleased to announce our recent award from Chief Investment Officer.   A note from Paul Wharton, Head of Fiduciary Management

Jan 24, 2018 Categories: Fiduciary Management, Multi-asset

Could a U.S. government shutdown hurt the economy?

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive

Jan 22, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

We signed the FX Global Code. Why are other signatures missing?

In the current environment, where a new set of regulations appears daily, it may seem strange that Russell Investments is actively embracing a new set of measures – the FX Global Code – focused upon the global foreign exchange marketplace. We don’t think it’s strange at all. We believe FX providers should act in a

Jan 17, 2018 Categories: Currency, Investment Strategy

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