SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

February 07, 2011 14:42 ET

Russell Egypt Index Down 18.9% YTD

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - February 7, 2011) - The Egyptian equity market, as represented by the Russell Egypt Index, reflected a loss of 18.9% for 2011 through February 4.

For a wider view of equity markets in the region, the Russell MENA Index, which represents countries of the Middle East and North Africa, reflected a loss of 3.5% for the same period, and the Russell Global Index reflected a gain of 3.1%

Russell Indexes   2010 Returns January 2011 Returns February 2011 Returns YTD through
February 4, 2011
Russell Egypt Index   13.8% -19.4%   0.6% -18.9%
Russell MENA Index   17.4% -3.5% -0.1% -3.5%

The Russell Global Index includes more than 10,000 securities in 48 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: