Russell smart beta Europe index beats cap-weighted version

Fundamental Developed Eurozone Index outperforms by more than 2%

Stock market performance

Russell Indexes' fundamentally weighted indexes for Europe, which rank companies according to economic factors rather than stock price, outperformed their market capitalisation-weighted counterparts in 2013 and in the year to April 8. The Russell Fundamental Developed Eurozone Index has risen by 6.2% this year, compared to 3.7% for the Russell Eurozone Index. In 2013, the fundamental version outperformed by more than 2% last year. The Russell Fundamental Index Series is aimed at investors who