Saturday, June 16th, 2012 - Russell China Index
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2012) - The Russell Greater China Index has returned +2.7% year-to-date as of June 12th, as compared to a +0.7% return for the Russell Asia-Pacific Index for the same time period.

Notable sectors in the Russell Greater China Index for year-to-date performance as of June 12th include Technology (+6.6%) and Health Care (+4.9%) on the upside, and Materials & Processing (-2.9%) and Energy (-2.8%) on the downside.

The Consumer Staples (+4.8%) and Financial Services (+4.8%) sectors have led within the Russell Asia-Pacific Index for year-to-date performance as of June 12th. Similar to the Russell Greater China Index, the Materials & Processing (-7.6%) and Energy (-3.5%) sectors are the bottom two sectors year-to-date within the Russell Asia-Pacific Index.

 

Russell Greater China Index Returns

 

Russell Index / Index Sector

YTD-2012
(as of 6/12)

Greater China Index

2.7%

Technology

6.6%

Financial Services

4.3%

Utilities

0.0%

Health Care

4.9%

Consumer Discretionary

1.7%

Consumer Staples

1.7%

Energy

-2.8%

Materials & Processing

-2.9%

Producer Durables

4.1%

 

 

 

Russell Asia-Pacific Index Returns

 

Russell Index / Index Sector

YTD-2012
(as of 6/12)

Greater Asia Pacific Index

0.7%

Technology

2.5%

Financial Services

4.8%

Utilities

-1.3%

Health Care

1.3%

Consumer Discretionary

1.5%

Consumer Staples

4.8%

Energy

-3.5%

Materials & Processing

-7.6%

Producer Durables

-0.8%

 

 

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Notable sectors in the Russell Greater China Index for year-to-date performance as of June 12th include Technology (+6.6%) and Health Care (+4.9%) on the upside, and Materials & Processing (-2.9%) and Energy (-2.8%) on the downside.

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