Saturday, August 6th, 2011 - Russell Global Indexes

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2011) - The Russell Asia Index (2.5%) reflected the strongest returns for the month of July followed by the Russell Asia Pacific Index (1.9%) and the Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index (1.0%). Conversely, the Russell Europe Index and the Russell Latin America Index reflected the lowest returns of -3.2%.

 

In regards to sector performance across the Russell Global Index, the energy sector outperformed all others, posting 0.6% for the month of July, followed by the consumer staples sector (0.1%). The producer durables sector (-4.2%) was lowest performing sector, trailed by the financial services sector (-3.0%) and utilities and health care sectors, which each reflected returns of -1.6% for the same time period.

 

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Russell Indexes                                     July 2011

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Russell Global Index                                    -1.6%

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Russell Asia Index                                       2.5%

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Russell Asia Pacific Index                               1.9%

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Russell Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index                      1.0%

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Russell Emerging Markets Index                           0.3%

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Russell Developed Index                                 -1.9%

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Russell 3000 Index                                      -2.3%

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Russell Europe Index                                    -3.2%

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Russell Latin America Index                             -3.2%

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Russell Index Sectors                               July 2011

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Consumer Discretionary                                  -1.2%

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Consumer Staples                                         0.1%

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Energy                                                   0.6%

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Financial Services                                      -3.0%

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Health Care                                             -1.6%

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Materials & Processing                                  -1.1%

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Producer Durables                                       -4.2%

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Technology                                              -0.2%

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Utilities                                               -1.6%

 

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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