SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

November 02, 2011 09:10 ET

The Russell Global Indexes: Region and Sector Performance for The Russell Global Index, October 2011

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2011) - The Russell Global Index reflected a return of (+10.9%) for the month of October, with eight constituents posting strong positive returns for the month. The Russell Latin America Index led the group with a (+16.9%) return, followed closely by the Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index (+13.1%) and the Russell Emerging Markets Index (+12.6%).

All nine global sectors in the Russell Global Index posted positive returns for October 2011, with Energy (+17.2%) reflecting the greatest return, followed by Materials & Processing (+13.7%), Producer Durables (+12.2%) and Financial Services (+11.9%). The Utilities and Health Care sectors of the Russell Global Index posted the lowest returns among sectors for the month of October, reflecting returns of (+5.3%) each.

Russell Indexes October Returns 2011
Russell Global Index 10.9%
Russell Latin America Index 16.9%
Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index 13.1%
Russell Emerging Markets Index 12.6%
Russell Europe Index 12.0%
Russell 3000 Index 11.5%
Russell Developed Index 10.6%
Russell Asia Pacific Index 7.6%
Russell Asia Index 6.0%
Russell Index Sectors October Returns 2011
Energy 17.2%
Materials & Processing 13.7%
Producer Durables 12.2%
Financial Services 11.9%
Technology 11.7%
Consumer Discretionary 11.1%
Consumer Staples 6.0%
Health Care 5.3%
Utilities 5.3%

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 index are classified according to size, region, country and sector. Daily Returns for the main components are available here: