The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 7.5% during October 2014. Global equities increased by 1.0% while the global bonds market gained 0.8%. Real estate markets in North America increased 10.5% and Europe's market increased with 2.6% while Asia was up by 4.9%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 20.1% compared to a 12.0% and a 5.4% return from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 8.2%. Equities gained 7.8% while bonds markets posted a 3.9% return per annum.
At the end of October 2014, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 310 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 979 billion.
Source : EPRA