The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 0.1% during February 2016. Global equities decreased by 0.9% while the global bonds market gained at 1.0%. Real estate markets in North America decreased 0.6% and Europe's market decreased by 3.1% while Asia was up 3.6%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned -4.8% compared to a loss of 9.4% and a 3.1% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 5.1%. Equities gained 4.5% while bonds markets posted a 4.2% return per annum.
At the end of February 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