SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

March 24, 2011 00:15 ET

Russell Greater China Index: Growth Stocks, Large Cap Stocks Outperform YTD

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Large cap stocks (-3.2%) of the Russell Greater China Index have outperformed their small cap counterparts (-6.6%) for the year through March 21, 2011, reversing the trend set in 2010. Also reversing their 2010 course, growth stocks (-3.7%) in Greater China have outperformed value stocks (-4.3%) year-to-date.

The Russell Greater China Index reflected a year-to-date loss of 3.9% through March 21, 2011.

Russell Indexes 2010 Returns January 2011 Returns February 2011 Returns MTD through March 21, 2011 YTD through March 21, 2011
Russell Greater China Index 16.1% 1.1% -4.4% -0.6% -3.9%
Russell Greater China Growth Index 13.9% 0.3% -3.7% -0.3% -3.7%
Russell Greater China Value Index 19.9% 2.4% -5.6% -1.1% -4.3%
Russell Greater China Large Cap Index 15.5% 1.3% -3.9% -0.5% -3.2%
Russell Greater China Small Cap Index 18.5% 0.2% -6.1% -0.8% -6.6%

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