Thursday, April 7th, 2011
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - Despite reflecting a loss of 9.3% for the month of January, the Russell Indonesia Index has rallied, gaining 4.1% year-to-date and outperforming the Russell Emerging Markets Index (1.4%) through March 31, 2011.

The Russell Philippines Index, which was the best performing country in the Russell Emerging Markets Index for the calendar year of 2010, currently reflects a year-to-date loss of 0.2% through March 31, 2011, but it showed recent signs of recovery with a gain of 8.2% for the month of March.

                                    January  February   March   YTD through

Russell Global Indexes        2010   2011      2011     2011  March 31, 2011


Russell Indonesia Index      43.1%   -9.3%     5.6%     8.7%       4.1%    


Russell Philippines Index    77.0%   -7.5%     -0.3%    8.2%       -0.2%   


Russell Emerging Markets                                                   

 Index                       22.0%   -2.8%     -1.1%    5.5%       1.4%    

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