SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

June 29, 2011 06:23 ET

Russell Asia Pacific Index Outperforms the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index YTD Through June 27

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2011) - The Russell Asia Pacific Index slightly outperformed the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index year-to-date through June 27, 2011. Both Indexes have reflected negative returns for 2011, with the Russell Asia Pacific Index posting a loss of 3.6% and the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index reflecting a loss of 4%.

However, month-to-date, the Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index (-3.2%) has outperformed the Russell Asia Pacific Index (-3.8%) through June 27, 2011.

Constituents in the Russell Asia Pacific Fundamental index are selected and weighted according to fundamental measures of company size including: Adjusted Sales, Operating Cash Flow, and Dividends plus Buybacks. To learn more about the Russell Fundamental Index Series please visit http://www.russell.com/indexes/data/Fundamental/About_Russell_Fundamental_indexes.asp.

Russell IndexMTD Returns (through June 27, 2011)QTD Returns (through June 27, 2011)YTD Returns (through June 27,2011)
Russell Asia Pacific Index -3.8%-2.9%-3.6%
Russell Fundamental Asia Pacific Index -3.2%-2.6%-4.0%

The Russell Global Index includes more than 10,000 securities in 61 countries and covers 98% of the investable global market. All securities in the benchmark are classified according to size, region, country and sector. Daily Returns for the main components are available here: http://www.russell.com/indexes/data/daily_total_returns_global.asp

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