The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index gained 3.8% during June 2012. Global equities increased 4.1% while the Global Bonds market decreased 0.5%. Real estate markets in North America gained 2.7% and Europe increased 4.0% while Asia was up 5.6% over the month.
Over a one year period, global real estate gained 16.9% compared to a loss of 1.4% for global equities and a gain of 7.2% for global bonds. Annualised 10-year rolling returns for real estate investments stands at 7.3%. Equities gained 5.1% while bonds markets achieved a 4.4% return per annum.
At the end of June 2012, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 287 constituents, representing a freefloat market capitalisation of over EUR 700 billion.
Source : EPRA