Saturday, February 18th, 2012 - Russell Investments

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2012) - All sectors within the Russell Greater China Index have had positive returns for 2012 year-to-date through February 15th:

 

  • The Technology sector returned +20.3%, outperforming all other sectors.
  • The Producer Durables sector (+19.9%) and the Energy sector (+19.1%) also had strong returns.
  • The Utilities sector had the lowest returns (+2.4%).

 

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 Russell Greater China Index Sectors          2012 Year-to-Date Performance

                                                      (a/o 2/15/12)        

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 Technology                                               20.3%            

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 Producer Durables                                        19.9%            

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 Energy                                                   19.1%            

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 Financial Services                                       18.7%            

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 Materials & Processing                                   18.0%            

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 Consumer Discretionary                                   16.6%            

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 Healthcare                                               14.6%            

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 Consumer Staples                                         3.2%             

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 Utilities                                                2.4%             

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Source: Russell Investments

 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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