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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of March 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 March 31, 2015
March 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
-0.63 -3.30 -3.30 -6.40 5.74 1.31
Total returns as of April 24, 2015
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
0.42 5.14 1.67 -4.49 7.42 1.42

Membership

Top 10 Holdings

Holding Country
Oil Search Ltd Papua New Guinea
Commercial Intl Bank GDR Reg Egypt
MercadoLibre Inc Argentina
YPF ADR D Argentina
Arab Bank PLC Jordan
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria
Zenith Bank PLC Nigeria
Nigerian Breweries Plc Nigeria
Telecom Argentina Sa-Sp ADR Argentina
Grupo Financiero Galicia ADR Argentina

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
First City Monument Bank PLC 45.7 Nigeria
Pampa Energia Sa-Spon ADR 37.3 Argentina
Fidelity Bank 36.7 Nigeria
Zenith Bank PLC 32.6 Nigeria
Total Nigeria Plc 30.8 Nigeria
Global Ports Investments Plc 25.8 Cyprus
Unilever Nigeria PLC 25.5 Nigeria
Aci Ltd 22.9 Bangladesh
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc 21.3 Nigeria
EMPRESA DISTRIBUIDORA Y COMERCIALIZADORA 21.3 Argentina

Top Countries

Country
Nigeria
Argentina
Pakistan
Kenya
Egypt

Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Sector
Financial Services
Energy
Consumer Staples
Utilities
Consumer Discretionary

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 1.52
Dividend Yield 3.24
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 10.85
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 15.02
EPS Growth - 5 Years 13.94
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 2.933
Median Market Cap 0.373
Largest Stock by Market Cap 10.795