SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

October 05, 2011 10:30 ET

Russell Global Indexes: Russell 3000 Index Outperformed Other Global Regional Indexes for the Month of September 2011

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2011) - The U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index reflected a return of (-7.8%) for the month of September 2011, outperforming all other regions for the same time period. The Russell Latin America Index (-17.3%), Russell Europe Index (-11.7%), Russell Emerging Markets Index (-14.8%) and Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index (-14.2%) all posted losses of greater than (-11%) for the month of September.

All Russell Global Index sectors also posted negative returns for September 2011, with Materials & Processing (-17.3%) posting the largest loss, followed by Energy (-13.6%). Health care and Utilities reflected identical returns of (-5.1%), outperforming all other sectors for the month.

Russell Index September Returns 2011
Russell Global Index -9.9%
Russell Asia Index -8.5%
Russell Asia Pacific Index -9.5%
Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index -14.2%
Russell Emerging Markets Index -14.8%
Russell Developed Index -9.0%
Russell 3000 Index -7.8%
Russell Europe Index -11.7%
Russell Latin America Index -17.3%
Russell Index Sectors September Returns 2011
Consumer Discretionary -8.8%
Consumer Staples -5.7%
Energy -13.6%
Financial Services -11.9%
Health Care -5.1%
Materials & Processing -17.3%
Producer Durables -11.0%
Technology -5.5%
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 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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