SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

August 25, 2011 22:27 ET

The Russell Emerging Asia Index Posts Negative Returns QTD and YTD Through August 23

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - The Russell Emerging Asia Index reflected a loss of (-11.2%) year-to-date through August 23, 2011. With relatively marginal returns for the first quarter and second quarter of 2011, the Russell Emerging Asia Index has currently lost more than (-12%) quarter-to-date through August 23.

QTD Returns YTD Returns
Russell Index 1Q Returns 2Q Returns (through August (through August
2011 2011 23, 2011) 23, 2011)
Russell Emerging Asia Index 0.8% 0.4% -12.2% -11.2%

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: