when does Russell get shares transferred? Friday after close or July1st?
Reconstitution final after the close of the U.S. markets on Friday, June 28th.
Final membership lists posted for the Russell Global, Russell 3000®, Russell 1000®, Russell 2000®, Russell Midcap® and Russell Microcap® Indexes on July 1st.
Shorts are now covering. Shares available to short has increased by 100,000 since a couple of days ago. that would account for some on todays volume and price pops.