SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

October 08, 2010 00:03 ET

Russell Korea Index: Small Cap, Value Stocks Outperform in 3Q10

TACOMA, WA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2010) - The Russell Korea Small Cap Index (19.8%) outperformed the Russell Korea Large Cap Index (16.7%) in the third quarter of 2010, continuing the trend from the second quarter. Both market capitalization tiers bounced back from negative returns in the second quarter of 2010 as the broad-based Russell Korea Index reflected a 17.2% return for the third quarter, through September 30, 2010.

Value stocks outperformed growth stocks for the third quarter of 2010 as the Russell Korea Growth Index and the Russell Korea Value Index reflected 19.2% and 14.6% returns respectively. Year-to-date however, growth stocks (13.1%) have slightly outperformed value stocks (12.3) through September 30, 2010.

                 
                 
Russell Index   Q1 - 2010   Q2 - 2010   Q3 - 2010   YTD
(As of 9/30/2010)
Russell Korea Index   2.6%   -6.3%   17.2%   12.7%
Russell Korea Growth Index   2.6%   -3.9%   14.6%   13.1%
Russell Korea Value Index   2.6%   -8.2%   19.2%   12.3%
Russell Korea Large Cap Index   3.2%   -6.7%   16.7%   12.4%
Russell Korea Small Cap Index   -0.9%   -3.9%   19.8%   14.0%
                 
                 

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