The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index decreased 0.9% during July 2013. Global equities increased 4.4%while the global bonds market gained 0.3%. Real estate markets in North America lost 1.2% and Europe increased 4.2% while Asia was down by 2.4%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 3.5% compared to a 23.7% and 0.2% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stands at 8.9%. Equities gained 7.7% while bonds markets achieved a 3.8% return per annum.
At the end of July 2013, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DevelopedIndex counted a total of 304 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 790 billion.
Source : EPRA