SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

March 01, 2012 22:14 ET

Russell Indexes: The Russell Thailand Index Returned +19.4% YTD as of Feb 29, Outperforming the Russell Asia Pacific Index and the Russell Japan Index

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - The Russell Thailand Index returned +19.4% YTD as of February 29th, an about face from its 2011 annual return of (-4.7%).

The Russell Asia Pacific Index (+13.8%) and the Russell Japan Index (+8.9%) also showed positive YTD returns through February 29th.

Looking back at 2011, the Russell Asia Pacific Index (-15.0%) suffered the largest loss for the year when compared to the Russell Japan Index (-12.5%) and the Russell Thailand Index (-4.7%).

Russell Indexes 2011 Annual Return YTD Return
(through February 29, 2012)
Russell Asia Pacific Index -15.0% +13.8%
Russell Thailand Index -4.7% +19.4%
Russell Japan Index -12.5% +8.9%

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