SOURCE: Russell Investments

February 01, 2011 15:01 ET

Russell Emerging Markets Index Outperforms Russell BRIC Index Since 2010

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - The Russell Emerging Markets Index outperformed the Russell BRIC Index for calendar year 2010, reflecting a 22.0% gain for 2010, and the comprehensive index of stocks in emerging markets continued to outperform for the month of January, 2011.

Russell Indexes 2005 Returns 2006 Returns 2007 Returns 2008 Returns 2009 Returns 2010 Returns Monthly Returns:
January 2011
Russell BRIC Index 41.9% 55.9% 60.2% -61.0% 99.7% 14.1% -3.4%
Russell Emerging Markets Index 33.2% 33.7% 41.1% -55.4% 84.2% 22.0% -2.8%

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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