SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

August 23, 2013 09:19 ET

Russell Indexes: Frontier Markets Forge Trail Ahead, Outperformed Emerging Markets YTD

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Aug 23, 2013) -  Russell Investments

Russell Index YTD  (8.22.13)
Russell Emerging Market Index -8.7 %
Russell Frontier Index 14.8%
Russell Frontier Index
Top 5 Countries
  Russell Emerging Market Index
Top 5 Countries
Nigeria   China
Qatar   Korea
Kuwait   Taiwan
Vietnam   Brazil
Pakistan   India

You can find more information on the Russell Frontier Market Index on the Russell Indexes website.

Source: Russell Investments.

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