SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

December 02, 2010 09:24 ET

Russell Global Index: U.S. and Asia Outperform in November 2010

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2010) - The United States and Asia were the top performers of the key regions represented by the Russell Global Index in November 2010, with the broad-market Russell 3000® Index gaining 0.6%, and the Russell Asia Index posting a return of 0.03%. The Russell Europe Index reflected the worst performance, with a loss of 7.2% for the month. 

The Russell Global Index posted a November loss of 1.8%, with only three of its nine sectors reflecting positive returns for the month: energy (0.8%), consumer discretionary (0.7%) and materials and processing (0.1%). The utilities sector was the worst performer for the month with a loss of 5.1%.

Russell Indexes November 2010
Russell Global Index -1.8%
Russell 3000 Index 0.6%
Russell Asia Index 0.03%
Russell Asia Pacific Index -0.4%
Russell Developed Index -1.8%
Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index -1.8%
Russell Emerging Asia Index -1.9%
Russell Emerging Markets Index -2.3%
Russell Latin America Index -2.7%
Russell Europe Index -7.2%
Russell Global Index Sectors November 2010
Energy 0.8%
Consumer Discretionary 0.7%
Materials & Processing 0.1%
Producer Durables -0.4%
Technology -0.8%
Consumer Staples -2.7%
Health Care -3.2%
Financial Services -4.7%
Utilities -5.1%

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: