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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of August 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 August 31, 2015
August 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
-5.73 -8.38 -8.67 -19.77 4.78 0.25
Total returns as of October 02, 2015
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
0.28 0.56 -10.44 -20.56 2.47 -1.25


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
MercadoLibre Inc Argentina
Brait SE Malta
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria
Arab Bank PLC Jordan
Attijariwafa Bank Morocco
Zenith Bank PLC Nigeria

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd 35.5 Bangladesh
Forte Oil PLC 34.0 Nigeria
Lanka Ioc 23.9 Sri Lanka
Skye Bank PLC 21.3 Nigeria
Dangote Sugar Refinery PLC 20.6 Nigeria
Intl Finance Investment Commerce Bank 19.8 Bangladesh
Hinopak Motors Ltd 15.9 Pakistan
GlaxoSmithKline Pakistan Ltd 15.2 Pakistan
Searle Company Ltd 14.1 Pakistan
Arab Bank PLC 13.9 Jordan

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 4.63
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 10.75
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 13.79
EPS Growth - 5 Years 15.36
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 2.766
Median Market Cap 0.369
Largest Stock by Market Cap 13.164