SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

July 05, 2011 23:12 ET

Russell Global Indexes: Asia Outperforms Other Regions for Month of June 2011

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2011) - The Russell Global Index reflected a return of -1.6% in June 2011 as major global regions posted negative returns for the month. The Russell Asia Index outperformed other regions, posting a loss of 0.5% for the month of June, followed by the Russell Latin America Index (-0.6%), the Russell Asia Pacific Index (-0.6%) and the Russell Emerging Markets Index (-1.4%).

In regards to sector performances, consumer discretionary (0.2%) was the only sector in the Russell Global Index to reflect a positive return in June, followed by a flat performance for Utilities (0.0%). Technology (-3.4%) and Energy (-2.5%) reflected the lowest returns among the sectors in the Russell Global Index, posting losses of 3.4% and 2.5% respectively.

Russell Global Indexes Month of June 2011
Russell Global Index -1.6%
Russell Asia Index -0.5%
Russell Latin America Index -0.6%
Russell Asia Pacific Index -0.6%
Russell Emerging Markets Index -1.4%
Russell Developed Index -1.6%
Russell United States Index -1.8%
Russell Europe Index -1.9%
Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index -1.9%
Russell Global Index - Sector Returns Month of June 2011
Consumer Discretionary 0.2%
Utilities 0.0%
Producer Durables -0.8%
Materials & Processing -1.5%
Consumer Staples -1.8%
Health Care -1.8%
Financial Services -2.1%
Energy -2.5%
Technology -3.4%

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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