Trump lifts US small caps to record high

Russell 2000 index charges ahead following election upset
Thursday 24 Nov 2016 Author: Tom Sieber
The Russell 2000 index is steaming ahead. The main US small cap index is riding the Trump bump along with the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ Composite. All these indices closed at record highs on 21 November. Russell 2000 +10.6% since Trump election win Stocks on the Russell 2000 are arguably the greatest beneficiaries of president-elect Donald Trump’s promised $500m plus of infrastructure spend and pledge...

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