SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

July 06, 2011 21:11 ET

Russell Korea Index Posts 9.2% Return YTD, Outperforms China and Japan Through June 30

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 6, 2011) - The Russell Korea Index reflected a relatively strong return of 9.2% year-to-date, outperforming the Russell China Index (0.4%) and the Russell Japan Index (-3.9%) through June 30, 2011.

Reflecting a 6.4% gain for the first quarter of 2011 and a 2.6% gain for the second quarter of 2011, the Russell Korea Index also outperformed both the Russell Japan Index and the Russell China Index for the first two quarters of 2011.

Russell Index 1Q Returns 2011 2Q Returns 2011 YTD Returns (through
June 30, 2011)
Russell Japan Index -4.4% 0.5% -3.9%
Russell China Index 2.9% -2.5% 0.4%
Russell Korea Index 6.4% 2.6% 9.2%

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 benchmark are classified according to size, region, country and sector. Daily Returns for the main components are available here: