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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of August 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 August 31, 2014
August 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
-0.83 2.21 7.30 19.13 8.67 7.73
Total returns as of September 30, 2014
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
0.29 -0.53 6.73 14.07 12.11 6.48


Top 10 Holdings

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

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Kinh Bac City Development Share Holding 36.4 Vietnam
MJL Bangladesh Ltd 36.0 Bangladesh
Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd 35.5 Bangladesh
Kinh Do Corp 29.8 Vietnam
Petrovietnam Transportation JSC 29.6 Vietnam
Aci Ltd 27.4 Bangladesh
IDLC Finance Ltd 26.7 Bangladesh
Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd 24.7 Bangladesh
MercadoLibre Inc 24.3 Argentina
British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd 21.3 Kenya

Top Countries

Papua New Guinea

Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Financial Services
Consumer Staples
Producer Durables

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 1.73
Dividend Yield 2.93
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 12.03
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 16.39
EPS Growth - 5 Years 10.18
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 73.821
Median Market Cap 1.326
Largest Stock by Market Cap 566.033