The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 6.8% during October 2015. Global equities increased by 7.6% while the global bonds market leveled at 0.0%. Real estate markets in North America increased 6.8% and Europe's market increased by 7.9% while Asia was up 6.2%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 16.5% compared to a gain of 3.1% and a 1.5% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 7.2%. Equities gained 6.8% while bonds markets posted a 3.9% return per annum.
At the end of October 2015, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 327 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,187 billion.
Source : EPRA