SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

May 17, 2011 04:30 ET

Russell Global Indexes: Italy, Spain and France Outperform Global Index YTD Through May 13

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - The Russell Global Index posted a gain of 5.5% year-to-date through May 13, underperforming the Russell Italy Index (15.1%) Russell Spain Index (14.5%) and Russell France Index (13.6%).

Alternatively, Egypt underperformed other country sub-components of the Russell Global Index year-to-date through May 13 as the Russell Egypt Index posted a loss of 25.4%, followed by the Russell India Index (-9.4%) and Russell South Africa Index (-6.8%).

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: