Why US small caps are set to add value

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In a year largely defined by volatility it seems almost fitting that the small cap market was subject to extremes of its own in 2020, says Francis Gannon.  After beginning the year with the largest ever quarterly loss in its more than 40-year history the small-cap Russell 2000 Index proceeded through three positive quarters and the growth has continued. This year's opening quarter was the second consecutive strong one for the Russell 2000 Index, which advanced 12.7%. This robust result also led the small-cap index to a nearly record-setting one-year return (to 31 March 2021) of 94.8%,...

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