The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 0.4% during February 2014. Global equities decreased 0.2% while the global bonds market gained 0.1%. Real estate markets in North America gained 0.9% and Europe lost 2.1% while Asia gained 0.8%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned -4.8% compared to 0.5% and 6.0% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 6.6%. Equities gained 7.2% while bonds markets posted a 3.7% return per annum.
At the end of February 2014, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 312 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 804 billion.
Source : EPRA