Friday, March 25th, 2011 - Russell Investment Group

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire) - Large cap stocks (-3.2%) of the Russell Greater China Index have outperformed their small cap counterparts (-6.6%) for the year through March 21, 2011, reversing the trend set in 2010. Also reversing their 2010 course, growth stocks (-3.7%) in Greater China have outperformed value stocks (-4.3%) year-to-date.

The Russell Greater China Index reflected a year-to-date loss of 3.9% through March 21, 2011.

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                                                           MTD        YTD  

                                   January   February    through    through

                         2010       2011       2011     March 21,  March 21,

Russell Indexes         Returns    Returns    Returns     2011       2011  

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Russell Greater China                                                      

 Index                   16.1%      1.1%       -4.4%      -0.6%      -3.9% 

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Russell Greater China                                                      

 Growth Index            13.9%      0.3%       -3.7%      -0.3%      -3.7% 

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Russell Greater China                                                      

 Value Index             19.9%      2.4%       -5.6%      -1.1%      -4.3% 

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Russell Greater China                                                      

 Large Cap Index         15.5%      1.3%       -3.9%      -0.5%      -3.2% 

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Russell Greater China                                                      

 Small Cap Index         18.5%      0.2%       -6.1%      -0.8%      -6.6% 

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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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