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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of October 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 October 31, 2014
October 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
-3.96 -5.26 2.51 6.49 9.32 5.15
Total returns as of November 21, 2014
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
0.39 -3.63 -1.21 0.58 9.80 3.93


Top 10 Holdings

Holding Country
Oil Search Ltd Papua New Guinea
Commercial Intl Bank GDR Reg Egypt
YPF ADR D Argentina
MercadoLibre Inc Argentina
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria
Arab Bank PLC Jordan
Zenith Bank PLC Nigeria
Nigerian Breweries Plc Nigeria
KazMunaiGas Exploration Production JSC Kazakhstan

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Shahjibazar Power Co Ltd 133.4 Bangladesh
New Britain Palm Oil Ltd 85.2 Papua New Guinea
CRDB Bank PLC 51.8 Tanzania
Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Ltd 40.9 Pakistan
Searle Company Ltd 32.1 Pakistan
Mari Petroleum Co Ltd 30.9 Pakistan
Khulna Power Co Ltd 29.5 Bangladesh
MercadoLibre Inc 25.3 Argentina
Archroma Pakistan Ltd 22.5 Pakistan
Kenya Power & Lighting Ltd 20.9 Kenya

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 1.66
Dividend Yield 3.26
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 11.83
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 18.63
EPS Growth - 5 Years 11.04
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 3.449
Median Market Cap 0.420
Largest Stock by Market Cap 13.312