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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of October 31, 2015

Data in USD

The Russell Frontier ex-GCC Index represents the investable frontier equity market,excluding companies assigned to countries in the GCC region. The Russell Frontier ex-GCC Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased barometer of this market segment is completely reconstituted annually to accurately reflect the changes in the market over time.

Performance (USD)

Total returns as of October 31, 2015
October 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
3.51 -4.85 -7.82 -15.24 3.49 -1.50
Total returns as of November 27, 2015
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
-0.59 -3.32 -10.88 -15.59 3.15 -2.35


Top 10 Holdings

Holding Country
Oil Search Ltd Papua New Guinea
Commercial Intl Bank GDR Reg Egypt
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC Jordan
YPF ADR D Argentina
Brait SE Malta
MercadoLibre Inc Argentina
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria
Arab Bank PLC Jordan
Zenith Bank PLC Nigeria
Attijariwafa Bank Morocco

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
TCS Group Holding PLC 71.4 Cyprus
Banco Macro SA ADR 60.8 Argentina
Pampa Energia Sa-Spon Adr 58.6 Argentina
Transportadora de Gas del Sur ADR 57.4 Argentina
Grupo Financiero Galicia ADR 50.1 Argentina
Bbva Banco Frances Sa ADR 49.9 Argentina
Avangardco Investments Public Ltd 45.0 Ukraine
Empresa Distribuidora Y Comercializadora 44.3 Argentina
YPF ADR D 40.2 Argentina
Grupo Clarin GDR 39.1 Argentina

Top Countries


Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Financial Services
Consumer Staples
Materials & Processing

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 1.48
Dividend Yield 4.38
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 9.98
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 12.14
EPS Growth - 5 Years 15.49
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 3.176
Median Market Cap 0.408
Largest Stock by Market Cap 13.957