The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 0.6% during November 2012. Global equities increased 1.5% while the global bonds market returned 0.7%. Real estate markets in North America lost 0.7% and Europe climbed 1.5% while Asia was up by 2.2%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 29.4% compared to a 14.8% and 6.0% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stands at 8.8%. Equities gained 6.6% while bonds markets achieved a 4.2% return per annum.
At the end of November 2012, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 290 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 738 billion.
Source : EPRA