Russell Research


The Fed could still hike rates again this year. Here's why.

21/03/2019
As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) left interest rates unchanged at the conclusion of today’s policy meeting, once again emphasizing a patient approach to monetary policy in the months ahead.
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Where might you find returns in 2019? Consider private markets.

18/03/2019
We believe that private markets may offer opportunities for additional returns this year. Here's why.
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The magic of storytelling for your business

16/03/2019
Albert Einstein once said, "If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough." I can't agree more—especially when it comes to growing and protecting people's nest egg. Unfortunately, in my 20 years in the investment industry, I've often sensed that I'm in the minority on this issue: Our industry seems to love making the simple sound so complex that many clients think we are speaking a foreign language.
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Market commentary: monthly update

7/03/2019
Here is a summary of investment markets for the month of February 2019.
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2019 Fixed Income Survey: Is a change in market dynamics afoot?

21/02/2019
Throughout the year, we ask leading bond and currency managers to consider valuations, expectations and outlooks for the coming months. Today, we’ve ask: is the Fed providing markets with false comfort?
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Not so great expectations: Will market struggles continue this year?

13/02/2019
After a strong January, volatility has returned in time for February. Is there a way forward for markets this year?
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Market commentary: monthly update

12/02/2019
Here is a summary of investment markets for the month of January 2019.
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4 potential outcomes for Brexit: Probabilities and market impact

9/02/2019
We see four main ways the Brexit saga could play out. Here are the potential market impacts of each one.
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What do I do if I have a complaint?

7/02/2019
Dispute resolution

We take great pride in providing exceptional service to you, so we always take any inquiry or complaint very seriously. To this end we have created a very simple and straightforward dispute resolution process to help if you're dissatisfied.
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Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry: A Cathartic Experience for Finance Sector Equities

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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Multi-asset review Q4 2018

31/01/2019
Andrew Sneddon, Managing Director – Multi-Asset Solutions, discusses Russell Investments' performance in the December quarter and the outlook for the remainder of 2019.
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January FOMC meeting: A pause, but (probably) not the end of the tightening cycle

31/01/2019
The Fed announced a pause in interest-rate increases today, stressing it will wait and see how the economy fares as the year unfolds before weighing future rate adjustments.
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ENGAGE - Enhance your client service offering

30/01/2019

The relationship between an adviser and their client requires an in-depth understanding of an individual’s entire personal and financial situation to help ensure you get it right.

It also takes time and knowledge. Being efficient with your time and having access to the right insights and expertise is critical in ensuring you and your clients reach their desired outcomes.

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Sustainability pillar #3: Delivering client satisfaction

29/01/2019
Sustainability pillars 1 & 2 have focused on the importance of having a manageable number of clients and enterprise risk. This pillar focuses on delivering client satisfaction.
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Sustainability pillar #4: Building a robust operational model

29/01/2019
Sustainability pillars 1, 2 & 3 have focused on the importance of having a manageable number of clients, enterprise risk and delivering client satisfaction. This pillar focuses on building a robust operational model.
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Annual market update

29/01/2019
Here is a summary of investment markets for the year to 31 December 2018.
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Sustainability pillar #1: Business Sustainability

29/01/2019
The key question: How many clients can you effectively serve?

The serviceable number of clients is different for all advisers. It is often complex and depends on several factors such as: client AUM and revenue, operational efficiency, technology integration, team structure, and the adviser’s service model.
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Russell Investments quarterly update

21/01/2019
Here’s a summary of investment markets for the three months ending 31 December 2018
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Top 5 investment themes to watch for 2019

17/01/2019
How might 2019 shape up across the investment landscape? Here’s our take on the key issues to pay attention to.
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To fear or not to fear the yield curve

10/01/2019
Does the U.S. Treasury yield curve always foretell a recession?
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