Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 - Russell

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire) - The Russell Korea Index posted a total return of +166.0% for the three years ended through March 9th, 2012, versus +111.5% for the Russell 1000® Index and +48.4% for the Russell Japan Index for the same period.

In the Russell Korea Index, Technology (+201.1%) was one of the top three sectors for the three years ended March 9th, 2012.

In the Russell Japan Index, Technology (+3.4%) was one of the bottom five sectors for the three years ended March 9th, 2012.

Year-to-date through March 9th, the Russell Korea Index (+12.8%) has also outperformed the Russell 1000® Index (+8.8%) and the Russell Japan Index (+7.5%) in terms of total return.                                                                            

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Index               March 9th, 2009 - March 9th, 2012 2012 YTD a/o March 9th

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Russell Korea Index               166.0%                       12.8%       

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Utilities                         22.3%                        -5.0%       

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Technology                        201.1%                       17.6%       

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Producer Durables                 124.2%                       22.9%        

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Materials &                                                                

 Processing                       173.2%                       12.6%       

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