SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

March 01, 2011 15:04 ET

Russell Global Index: Energy Outperformed in February 2011

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - The Russell Global Index reflected a 2.9% gain for the month of February 2011, with three major constituent indexes outperforming the global index: the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000 Index (3.6%), Russell Developed Index (3.6%) and Russell Europe Index (3.2%).

All sectors of the Russell Global Index reflected positive returns for February 2011, led by energy (6.3%) and materials and processing (3.2%). Technology posted the lowest return in the index for the month, gaining 1.3%.

Russell Indexes February 2011 Returns
Russell Global Index 2.9%
Russell 3000 Index 3.6%
Russell Developed Index 3.6%
Russell Europe Index 3.2%
Russell Latin America Index 1.8%
Russell Asia Pacific Index 0.5%
Russell Asia Index -0.2%
Russell Emerging Markets Index -1.1%
Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index -1.9%
Russell Global Index Sectors February 2011 Returns
Energy 6.3%
Materials & Processing 3.2%
Consumer Discretionary 3.1%
Health Care 3.1%
Financial Services 3.0%
Consumer Staples 2.9%
Utilities 1.9%
Producer Durables 1.5%
Technology 1.3%

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: