SOURCE: Russell Investments

Russell Investments

August 18, 2011 04:30 ET

The Russell Italy Index Reflects -20.8% Loss QTD Through August 15

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 18, 2011) - The Russell Italy Index reflected a -20.8% loss quarter-to-date, underperforming the Russell Developed Euro-Zone Index which posted a -16.5% loss for the same time period.

Despite having strong first quarters of 2011, both the Russell Italy Index and the Russell Developed Euro-Zone Index have posted negative returns of (-11.3%) and (-5.7%) year-to-date respectively, through August 15, 2011.

Russell Indexes

1Q Returns 2011

2Q Returns 2011
QTD Returns (through August 15, 2011) YTD Returns (through August 15, 2011)
Russell Developed Euro Zone Index 9.9% 2.7% -16.5% -5.7%
Russell Italy Index 14.0% -1.8% -20.8% -11.3%

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