SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

January 17, 2012 20:16 ET

The Russell China Index Outperformed the Russell Taiwan Index: 2011 & 2012 YTD

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - The Russell China Index reflected a gain of (+4.0%), year-to-date through January 16, outperforming the Russell Taiwan Index, which reflected a (+1.6%) return and the Russell Greater China Index, which reflected a gain (+2.8%) for the same time period.

The Russell China Index continues to outperform the Russell Taiwan Index from 2011, the year in which the Russell Chinese Index lost (-20.8%), followed by a (-22.2%) loss for the Russell Taiwan Index and (-21%) from the Russell Greater China Index.

Looking at the last 3 month's returns, October 17, 2011 - January 16, 2012, the Russell China Index outperformed the Russell Taiwan Index. The Russell China Index gained +1.1%, while the Russell Taiwan Index lost (-4.7%) for the last 3 months.

Russell Index 2011 Returns
Last 3 months
(17th Oct 2011 - 16th Jan 2012)
YTD 2012
(Till 16th Jan 2012)
Russell China Index -20.8% 1.1% 4.0%
Russell Taiwan Index -22.2% -4.7% 1.6%
Russell Greater China Index -21.0% -1.2% 2.8%

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: http://www.russell.com/indexes/data/daily_total_returns_global.asp

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