SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

October 11, 2011 10:17 ET

The Russell 1000 Defensive Index up 2.4% YTD Through October 10

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2011) - The Russell 1000 Defensive Index (2.4%) outperformed the Russell 1000 Dynamic Index (-10.7%) and the Russell 1000® (-4.0%) year-to-date, through October 10, 2011.

For the third quarter of 2011, the Russell 1000 Dynamic Index suffered a substantial loss of 20.8% while the Russell 1000 reflected a loss greater than 14%. The Russell 1000 Defensive Index outperformed both Indexes with returns of -8.8% for the same time period.

Russell Indexes 3Q Returns 2011 YTD Returns (through October 10, 2011)
Russell 1000 Defensive Index -8.8% 2.4%
Russell 1000 Dynamic Index -20.8% -10.7%
Russell 1000 Index -14.7% -4.0%

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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