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The Russell 2000 index is on monitor for its best month on record, and a few of the change traded funds that monitor small cap shares have matched and even exceeded the benchmark.

Small cap shares, which have been lagging the broader market even earlier than the pandemic hit, have rebounded amid optimism about an financial restoration subsequent yr. The information that the efficacy for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines was above 90% in section three trials was a “recreation changer” for markets, in line with Eric Mintz, a co-portfolio supervisor at Eagle Asset Administration who focuses on small and mid-cap development shares.