Below is a table highlighting the year-to-date performance of the major stock markets for 77 countries around the world.
The BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, China) have not had a great start to the year. China is up the most of the BRICs, but it's only up 1.94%. Russia ranks second with a gain of 0.64%, while India is down 1.41% and Brazil is down 6.09%. Brazil has been the third worst performing country on the list so far this year.