The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index decreased 3.9% during January 2016. Global equities decreased by 5.4% while the global bonds market gained at 2.1%. Real estate markets in North America decreased 3.0% and Europe's market decreased by 5.2% while Asia was down 4.9%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned -4.8% compared to a loss of 3.2% and a 1.1% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 5.5%. Equities gained 4.8% while bonds markets posted a 4.1% return per annum.
At the end of January 2016, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 323 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,133 billion.
Source : EPRA