Friday, February 4th, 2011
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.




                      2005    2006    2007    2008    2009    2010   January

Russell Indexes     Returns Returns Returns Returns Returns Returns   2011 


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


Russell Emerging                                                           

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


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:


Indexes are unmanaged and cannot by invested in directly. Returns represent past performance, are not a guarantee of future performance, and are not indicative of any specific investment. Russell's publication of the Indexes or Index constituents in no way suggests or implies a representation or opinion by Russell as to the attractiveness of investing in a particular security. Inclusion of a security in an Index is not a promotion, sponsorship or endorsement of a security by Russell and Russell makes no representation, warranty or guarantee with respect to the performance of any security included in a Russell Index.

Russell Investment Group is a Washington, USA corporation, which operates through subsidiaries worldwide, including Russell Investments, and is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

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The Russell Emerging Markets Index outperformed the Russell BRIC Index for calendar year 2010



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