Thursday, January 19th, 2012
The Russell China Index reflected a gain of (+4.0%), year-to-date through January 16, outperforming the Russell Taiwan Index, which reflected a (+1.6%) return and the Russell Greater China Index, which reflected a gain (+2.8%) for the same time period.
The Russell China Index continues to outperform the Russell Taiwan Index from 2011, the year in which the Russell Chinese Index lost (-20.8%), followed by a (-22.2%) loss for the Russell Taiwan Index and (-21%) from the Russell Greater China Index.
Looking at the last 3 month's returns, October 17, 2011 - January 16, 2012, the Russell China Index outperformed the Russell Taiwan Index. The Russell China Index gained +1.1%, while the Russell Taiwan Index lost (-4.7%) for the last 3 months.

                                        Last 3 months       YTD 2012       

Russell Index            2011 Returns   (17th Oct 2011 -    (Till 16th Jan 

                                        16th Jan 2012)      2012)          

Russell China Index            -20.8%                1.1%               4.0%

Russell Taiwan Index           -22.2%               -4.7%               1.6%

Russell Greater China                                                      

Index                          -21.0%               -1.2%               2.8%

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Russell China Index Outperformed Russell Taiwan Index 2011 2012 YTD



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