An easing to quantitative easing? Markets react to ECB announcement

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Mar 12, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

Why was 2017 one of our best trading years ever?

We asked Jason Lenzo (Director, Equity, Fixed Income and FX Trading team) and Chris Adolph (Head of Transition Management EMEA) to reflect on the exceptional year that Russell Investments’ trading desk had in 2017. Here they discuss the factors that contributed to the success.   Jason – 2017 was a record year of trading for

Trump tariff plan rattles markets

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Mar 5, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
Global Fixed Income Survey

Q1 2018 Fixed Income Survey: Expectations for rising rates, volatility, and emerging markets

The dichotomy between views from interest rate managers and credit managers continues. In this survey, rates managers have blinked first. This quarter’s survey closed right in time for the recent market sell-off, thus managers did not have the benefit of hindsight with regards to market repricing. Nonetheless, the results continue to provide valuable insight. Previously,

Mar 1, 2018 Categories: Fixed Income, Investment Strategy

What do the latest PMI numbers reveal about the state of the economy?

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Feb 26, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

Materiality matters: Targeting the ESG issues that impact performance

Russell Investments has developed a new way to measure a company’s ESG (environmental, social and governance) score. Our evidence suggests that the Russell Investments material ESG scores can potentially provide more insight than broader ESG scores. Request our Materiality Matters research   At Russell Investments, we believe that a sound awareness of ESG factors and

Feb 21, 2018 Categories: Investment Strategy
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U.S. inflation surges. Did markets notice?

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Feb 19, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

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

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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

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