SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

November 09, 2010 22:30 ET

Russell Greater China Index: Value Stocks Outperforming in 2010

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2010) - The broad-based Russell Greater China Index has posted a strong positive return of 9.4% for the fourth quarter through November 8, 2010, and 18.4% for the year thus far.

Value stocks of the region have outperformed growth stocks so far this quarter, with respective gains of 9.7% and 9.2%. In fact, with the exception of a shift in the second quarter 2010, the Russell Greater China Value Index has consistently outperformed the Russell Greater China Growth Index throughout the year, posting year-to-date returns of 19.8% and 17.6%, respectively.

Russell Indexes 1Q
2010
2Q
2010
3Q
2010
  QTD
November 8,
2010
  YTD
November 8,
2010
Russell Greater China Index -0.8% -6.8% 17.1%   9.4%   18.4%
Russell Greater China Value Index 0.4% -8.0% 18.3%   9.7%   19.8%
Russell Greater China Growth Index -1.5% -6.2% 16.4%   9.2%   17.6%

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