SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

August 30, 2010 16:54 ET

Russell Global ex-U.S. Index Outperforms in Summer 2010

TACOMA, WA--(Marketwire - August 30, 2010) -  The Russell Global ex-U.S. Index (5.2%) outperformed the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index (-2.5%) during the summer of 2010 from June 1, 2010 through August 27, 2010.

Quarter-to-date, the Russell Global ex-U.S. Index is up 6.3%, outperforming the Russell 3000 Index (3.5%) through August 27, 2010. However, year-to-date, the Russell 3000 (-2.8%) has reflected a slightly better return than the Russell Global ex-U.S. Index (-4.1%) through August 27, 2010.

Russell Indexes
June 1 through August 27, 2010 QTD through
August 27, 2010
YTD through
August 27, 2010
Russell Global ex-U.S. Index 5.2% 6.3% -4.1%
Russell 3000 Index -2.5% 3.5% -2.8%

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:

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Russell Investment Group is a Washington, USA corporation, which operates through subsidiaries worldwide, including Russell Investments, and is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

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