The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 1.6% during September 2015. Global equities decreased by 3.9% while the global bonds market gained 0.9%. Real estate markets in North America increased 3.3% and Europe's market increased by 0.2% while Asia was down 0.9%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 17.2% compared to a loss of 1.1% and a 4.3% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 6.2%. Equities gained 5.6% while bonds markets posted a 3.9% return per annum.
At the end of September 2015, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 330 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,116 billion.
Source : EPRA