September 13, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – The Geographic Exposure Index Series by Russell Investments provides
client exposure to emerging markets.
In response to increasingly integrated global markets, the series
includes four new indexes developed from existing Russell Global Indexes, and employs Russell's first application of its new
geographic exposure concept. The series follows a transparent and rules-based methodology to identify companies with
exposure to emerging markets, and then adjusts the weight for each company within
the index to reflect the level of the exposure.
Initially, the series consists of four Russell global
- Russell 1000 Emerging Markets GeoExposure Index
- Russell Developed Large Cap Emerging Markets GeoExposure Index
- Russell Developed Europe Large Cap Emerging Markets GeoExposure Index
- Russell Developed Ex-North America Large Cap Emerging Markets
Russell partnered with data classification firm Revere Data
LLC to capture geographic revenue information that aims to reveal subtle differences among
companies in similar industries. The indexing methodology
considers both percentage and absolute revenue in determining a company’s
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