The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index decreased 2.1% during March 2017. Global equities and global bonds market gained 1.1% and lost 0.2% respectively during the month of March. Real estate markets in North America decreased 3.2% and Europe's market increased by 0.3% while Asia was down by 1.0%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 8.5% compared to a gain of 17.9% and a loss of 0.9% from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 4.1%. Equities gained 5.4% while bonds markets posted a 4.0% return per annum.
At the end of March 2017, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 338 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,289 billion.
Source : EPRA