Table ( 29 ): Performance of  Emerging Markets IFCG Indexes 1/
Rank  Emerging Market Yield to Maturity  (%)
Monthly Change Cumulative Change
Oct-05 Jan - Oct 2005
       
1 Jordan 9.2 132.1
2 Nigeria 7.4 28.4
3 Bahrain 7.2 21.0
4 Saudi Arabia 4.6 90.8
5 Colombia 3.5 62.7
6 Morocco 3.2 6.4
7 Israel 2.9 14.1
8 Philippines 2.4 13.6
9 Pakistan 2.3 38.8
10 Zimbabwe 1.5 41.3
11 Sri Lanka 1.3 66.0
12 Egypt  -1.2 124.9
13 Malaysia -1.8 -1.6
14 Indonesia -2.0 -3.2
15 Mexico -2.6 28.9
16 Oman -2.8 40.5
17 Turkey -5.4 26.0
18 Korea -5.7 30.5
19 Brazil -5.7 42.5
20 Thailand -5.8 -3.0
21 Taiwan -6.8 -10.2
22 Chile -7.1 13.8
23 Czech Republic -7.4 34.9
24 China -8.8 -2.1
25 South Africa -9.3 5.3
26 Russia -9.4 56.1
27 Peru  -9.4 17.4
28 Poland -9.9 7.9
29 Venezuela -11.0 -31.3
30 India -11.2 12.9
31 Hungary -11.7 18.8
32 Argentina -13.6 44.6
Source: Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange Monthly Bulletin.
1/ Based on International Finance Corporation Global Index (IFCG). The index measures daily performance of the most active stocks on local stock exchanges, even if stocks are unavailable to foreign investors.