Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of March 31, 2014

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, 2014
March YTD 3 Month 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
0.48 -2.61 -2.61 9.70 0.56 12.28
Total returns as of April 18, 2014
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
-0.33 2.22 -0.45 14.21 1.33 11.22


Top 10 Holdings

Holding Country
Oil Search Ltd Papua New Guinea
YPF SA Argentina
Arab Bank PLC Jordan
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria
PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corp Vietnam
MercadoLibre Inc Argentina
Zenith Bank PLC Nigeria
Nigerian Breweries Plc Nigeria
Krka dd Novo mesto Slovenia
FBN Holdings Plc Nigeria

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Shell Pakistan Ltd 66.1 Pakistan
Pak Suzuki Motor Co 37.1 Pakistan
Askari Bank Ltd 35.6 Pakistan
Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corp 33.7 Vietnam
Thal Ltd 33.3 Pakistan
United Bank Ltd 33.1 Pakistan
Allied Bank Ltd 30.7 Pakistan
Engro Foods Ltd 29.9 Pakistan
ICI Pakistan Ltd 29.4 Pakistan
Habib Bank Ltd 27.5 Pakistan

Top Countries

Papua New Guinea

Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Financial Services
Consumer Staples
Consumer Discretionary

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 1.71
Dividend Yield 5.32
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 11.82
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 19.45
EPS Growth - 5 Years 9.71
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 2.704
Median Market Cap 0.294
Largest Stock by Market Cap 18.136