The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 0.05% during February 2015. Global equities increased by 5.8% while the global bonds market lost -1.0%. Real estate markets in North America decreased -2.8% and Europe's market increased with 5.5% while Asia was up by 2.8%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 43.4% compared to a 15.3% and a 7.7% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 9.5%. Equities gained 7.6% while bonds markets posted a 4.2% return per annum.
At the end of February 2015, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 311 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,163 billion.
Source : EPRA