SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

February 17, 2012 00:54 ET

Russell Greater China Index: Technology Outperformed All Sectors, While All Sectors Posted Positive Returns YTD Through February 15th

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Feb 17, 2012) - All sectors within the Russell Greater China Index have had positive returns for 2012 year-to-date through February 15th:

  • The Technology sector returned +20.3%, outperforming all other sectors.
  • The Producer Durables sector (+19.9%) and the Energy sector (+19.1%) also had strong returns.
  • The Utilities sector had the lowest returns (+2.4%).
Russell Greater China Index Sectors 2012 Year-to-Date Performance (a/o 2/15/12)
Technology 20.3%
Producer Durables 19.9%
Energy 19.1%
Financial Services 18.7%
Materials & Processing 18.0%
Consumer Discretionary 16.6%
Healthcare 14.6%
Consumer Staples 3.2%
Utilities 2.4%

Source: Russell Investments

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