SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

July 12, 2011 10:23 ET

Russell Indexes: U.S Index Outperforms Global ex-U.S Index YTD Through July 8

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - The U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index reflected a return of 8.5% year-to-date through July 8, outperforming the Russell Global ex-U.S Index (4.6%) by 3.9 percentage points. Despite a flat (0.0%) second quarter, the Russell 3000 Index was bolstered by a relatively strong first quarter performance (6.4%) and a return of 2.0% month-to-date through July 8.

By style, the Russell 3000 Growth Index posted a 9.9% return year-to-date through July 8, outperforming the Russell 3000 Value Index which reflected a 7.1% for the same time period. Conversely, for the Russell Global ex-U.S region, growth and value performed equally with 4.6% returns each.

Russell Indexes 1Q Returns 2011 2Q Returns 2011 MTD Returns (through July 8, 2011) YTD Returns (through July 8, 2011)
Russell 3000 Index 6.4% 0.0% 2.0% 8.5%
Russell 3000 Growth Index 6.3% 0.6% 2.8% 9.9%
Russell 3000 Value Index 6.5% -0.7% 1.3% 7.1%
Russell Indexes 1Q Returns 2011 2Q Returns 2011 MTD Returns (through July 8, 2011) YTD Returns (through July 8, 2011)
Russell Global ex-U.S. Index 3.4% 0.6% 0.6% 4.6%
Russell Global ex-U.S. Growth Index 2.6% 0.8% 1.1% 4.6%
Russell Global ex-U.S. Value Index 4.2% 0.4% 0.0% 4.6%

The Russell Global Index includes more than 10,000 securities in 48 countries and covers 98% of the investable global market. All securities in the index 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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