The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 4.0% during May 2016. Global equities and global bonds market lost 1.0% and gained 2.4% respectively during the month of June. Real estate markets in North America increased 7.1% and Europe's market decreased by 6.0% while Asia was up 3.6%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 12.9% compared to a loss of 2.6% and a gain of 8.8% from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 6.5%. Equities gained 5.4% while bonds markets posted a 4.7% return per annum.
At the end of June 2016, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 334 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,268 billion.
Source : EPRA