SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

July 21, 2011 04:30 ET

The Russell Frontier Index Reflects 6.9% Loss YTD Through July 18

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - The Russell Frontier Index reflected a -6.9% loss year-to-date, underperforming the Russell Developed Index (4.3%) and the Russell Emerging Markets Index (0.2%). The Russell Frontier Index posted negative returns for the first two quarters with a loss of -3.9% for the first quarter and loss of -1.8% during the second quarter of 2011.

For the month-to-date, the Russell Frontier Index and the Russell Developed Index both posted losses of -1.4%, while the Russell Emerging Markets Index fared slightly better with a negative return of -0.5%.

Russell Index 1Q Returns 2011 2Q Returns 2011 MTD Returns (through July 18, 2011) YTD Returns (through July 18, 2011)
Russell Frontier Index
-3.9%

-1.8%

-1.4%

-6.9%
Russell Developed Index
5.2%

0.5%

-1.4%

4.3%
Russell Emerging Markets Index

1.4%


-0.7%


-0.5%


0.2%

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 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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