Friday, February 4th, 2011 - The Russell Global Index
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire) - The Russell Emerging Markets Index outperformed the Russell BRIC Index for calendar year 2010, reflecting a 22.0% gain for 2010, and the comprehensive index of stocks in emerging markets continued to outperform for the month of January, 2011.

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                                                                    Returns:

                      2005    2006    2007    2008    2009    2010   January

Russell Indexes     Returns Returns Returns Returns Returns Returns   2011 

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Russell BRIC Index   41.9%   55.9%   60.2%   -61.0%  99.7%   14.1%    -3.4%

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Russell Emerging                                                           

 Markets Index       33.2%   33.7%   41.1%   -55.4%  84.2%   22.0%    -2.8%

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The Russell Global Index includes more than 10,000 securities in 61 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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