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Russell Investments

November 15, 2010 14:07 ET

Russell Indexes: Indonesia Leads G20 Countries in Performance YTD

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - With the exception of Italy, all member countries of The Group of Twenty (G20) reflected positive returns thus far in 2010, with Indonesia positing the best performance through November 12, 2010. According to Russell Indexes, the Russell Indonesia Index reflected a return 44.6% year-to-date, followed by the Russell Turkey Index (39.3%), the Russell South Africa Index (26.6%), the Russell Mexico Index (23.4%) and the Russell India Index (21.7%). Italy was the worst performing country, with the Russell Italy Index showing a loss of -10.8% through November 12, 2010.

Month-to-date, South Africa and China lead all countries with the Russell South Africa Index and the Russell China returning 4.1% and 3.2% respectively.

Russell Indexes Q110 Q210 Q310 MTD
Through 11/12/10
YTD
Through 11/12/10
Indonesia 11.3% 4.5% 19.5% 0.6% 44.6%
Turkey 4.6% -4.5% 30.9% 1.1% 39.3%
South Africa 4.5% -8.9% 25.0% 4.1% 26.6%
Mexico 9.2% -9.2% 11.7% 2.6% 23.4%
India 4.6% -0.4% 15.4% -0.1% 21.7%
Korea 2.6% -6.3% 17.2% 1.7% 16.5%
Canada 6.7% -10.1% 14.6% 1.7% 16.0%
China -0.7% -4.8% 13.6% 3.2% 16.0%
Australia 4.4% -18.5% 25.6% 2.5% 13.1%
Russia 11.3% -15.5% 12.8% 1.8% 12.7%
United States 5.9% -11.3% 11.5% 1.6% 10.6%
United Kingdom -0.3% -13.0% 19.4% 2.8% 10.5%
Germany -2.1% -12.0% 17.3% 0.4% 9.4%
Japan 8.4% -9.0% 5.3% 2.1% 7.8%
Brazil -0.1% -13.8% 22.3% -0.8% 7.2%
France -3.4% -17.5% 21.3% -1.1% 0.8%
Italy -7.2% -20.9% 19.9% -4.6% -10.8%

The Russell Global Index includes more than 10,000 securities in 61 countries and covers 98% of the investable global market. All securities in the benchmark 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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