The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 4.3% during July 2015. Global equities increased by 1.8% while the global bonds market gained 1.4%. Real estate markets in North America increased 6.1% and Europe's market increased by 7.0% while Asia was down 0.6%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 25.4% compared to a 9.6% and a 4.6% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 7.1%. Equities gained 7.1% while bonds markets posted a 3.8% return per annum.
At the end of July 2015, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 328 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,165 billion.
Source : EPRA