SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

June 22, 2011 08:56 ET

Russell Global Index: Energy Sector in Developed Markets Outperforms Energy Sector in Emerging Markets YTD Through June 20

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2011) - Despite losing ground globally in June, the energy sector in developed markets has outperformed the energy sector in emerging markets year-to-date through June 20, 2011, as reflected by Russell Indexes. The energy sector of the Russell Developed Index reflected a gain of 3.5% year-to-date through June 20, 2011, driven partly by strong returns in the energy sector of the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index, which posted a return of 5.8% for the same time period.

Conversely, the energy sector in the Russell Emerging Markets Index reflected a year-to-date loss of 1.2%, following a 5.9% drop month-to-date in June; both periods through June 20, 2011.

Energy Sector of the Russell IndexesMTD Returns
(through June 20, 2011)
YTD Returns
(through June 20, 2011)
Russell 3000 Index -6.5%5.8%
Russell Europe Index -6.2%4.0%
Russell Developed Index -7.2%3.5%
Russell Global ex-U.S. Index -7.3%0.1%
Russell Emerging Markets Index -5.9%-1.2%
Russell Asia Index -7.9%-1.2%

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 index 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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