Chart: Russell Global Index Sector Performance 2000-2010

The chart below shows the performance of the various Russell Global Index Sectors from 2000 thru 2010:

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Source: Russell Investments

Some observations:

  • Due to the boom in commodity markets in the past decade materials and processing has been one of the consistent top performing sector.
  • Since the credit crisis, the technology sector has recovered nicely and is performing better than they did in the past.
  • From 2007, the financial services sector has performed poorly than other sectors.

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