Russell Research

16/01/2024
How has fixed income trading evolved? Learn more about the evolving landscape of fixed income trading with market trends, liquidity challenges, and the role of execution management systems (EMS).
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Brandon Rasmussen

23/10/2023
A comprehensive assessment of the potential impacts that a transition away from a fossil-fuel-based economy could have on markets and economies.
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Paul Eitelman
Pierre Dongo-Soria

12/10/2023
Our annual manager ESG survey, now in its ninth year, assesses the integration of ESG considerations in investment processes among equity, fixed income, real assets, and private markets managers from around the globe.
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Kris Nelson

27/07/2023
Learn how this strategy may add value to diversified portfolios and designed to deliver alpha and lower total portfolio risk.
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Russell Investments

3/02/2021
Gold has long been viewed as a store of value. However, the ways for investors to efficiently own the world’s most widely held investment commodity continue to evolve over time. Some long-term institutional investors may prefer the security associated with owning fully funded physical gold bullion that is vaulted with a custodian bank. However, as this market has evolved, a similar risk profile associated with ownership of vaulted gold bullion may be accessed by investing in an ETF such as GLD or IAU that holds allocated gold bars at a depository custodian on their shareholders behalf.
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7/06/2019
A lot of work has gone into identifying how carbon can be measured, managed and invested in for tomorrow’s green economy. But there is more to the “E” in environmental than carbon. Here we ask: “what is the next big thing in the environmental space?”– for us, it’s water.
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Russell Investments

6/02/2019
The Australian equity market in general, and bank and financial equities in particular, saw prices and valuations languish in the months leading up to Commissioner Ken Haynes’ final report on February 4th, 2019. Most active fund managers were underweight the banking sector, in the lead-up to the Commission’s 76 recommendations reveal.
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1/06/2018
This report flashes a caution to Australian investors who rely on a singular asset class to achieve their long-term investment goals. Take a closer look behind the headline numbers, there’s a lot more variation year on year. Understanding these variations could benefit investors in their choice of investment strategy going forward and the likelihood of achieving their desired outcomes. Download full report
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14/05/2018
At Russell Investments, we are known for our global investment capability and the people we have ‘on the ground’ in over 20 locations researching managers and sharing local market insights.
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Russell Investments

11/05/2018
In the coming years, Responsible Investing will be routine. Understanding how Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) factors impact security prices and portfolio structure will be integrated across the entire industry. Russell Investments has embraced this and has developed – and continues to develop – best practices for our process, portfolios and clients.
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Russell Investments

28/03/2018
Is change in the wind for global investment markets and economies? Read the summary of our strategists’ views are for the second quarter of 2018 and beyond.
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Andrew Pease

14/02/2018
As a real asset category, infrastructure offers risk, return and diversification characteristics distinct from those of other asset classes, and thus merits consideration for allocation in a diversified portfolio. Infrastructure investments generally feature steady cash flows derived from tangible, long-lived assets with monopolistic-like pricing power; many are regulated and may feature income linked directly to inflation.
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13/02/2018
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.
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18/10/2017
More than a quarter of the 200 financial advisers we surveyed are considering more sophisticated options, in particular real return funds when reviewing clients’ portfolios, given the current market environment.
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Russell Investments


14/06/2017
How is the regulatory environment changing and what are the implications for investors?
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7/03/2016
Multi-Asset Real Return Funds for For-Purpose Organisations. This paper outlines how For Purpose organisations can use real return funds to help manage the impact of the current high volatility market environment.
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22/02/2016
Managing interest rate risk: Strategies for For-Purpose investors
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22/02/2016
Four dominant investment considerations for For-Purpose organisations
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