The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index decreased 0.5% during April 2016. Global equities and global bonds market showed no change during the month of April. Real estate markets in North America decreased 2.7% and Europe's market increased by 0.2% while Asia was up 3.5%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 0.6% compared to a loss of 1.1% and a gain of 3.7% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 13.1%. Equities gained 4.8% while bonds markets posted a 4.4% return per annum.
At the end of April 2016, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 330 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,186 billion.
Source : EPRA