SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

September 15, 2011 20:50 ET

Russell Emerging Asia Index Outperformed the Russell Developed Index QTD Through September 13

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - The Russell Emerging Asia Index reflected a (-13.9%) loss quarter-to-date, outperforming the Russell Developed Index (-14.7%) through September 13, 2011. Month-to-date, the Russell Emerging Asia Index (-5.3%) performed slightly better than the Russell Developed Index (-6.2%) through September 13, 2011.

Despite the recent trend, the Russell Developed Index (-9.8%) has outperformed the Russell Emerging Asia Index (-12.9%) by almost 3 percentage points year-to-date.



Russell Indexes

1Q Returns
2011

2Q Returns
2011
MTD Returns
(through
September 13,
2011)
QTD Returns
(through
September 13,
2011)
YTD Returns
(through
September 13,
2011)
Russell Developed Index 5.2 % 0.5 % -6.2 % -14.7 % -9.8 %
Russell Emerging Asia Index 0.8 % 0.4 % -5.3 % -13.9 % -12.9 %

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: http://www.russell.com/indexes/data/daily_total_returns_global.asp

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