The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index increased 4.9% during February 2017. Global equities and global bonds market gained 3.0% and 0.8% respectively during the month of February. Real estate markets in North America increased 5.3% and Europe's market increased by 4.5% while Asia was up by 4.4%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 15.8% compared to a gain of 23.2% and a loss of 0.3% from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 4.3%. Equities gained 5.4% while bonds markets posted a 4.0% return per annum.
At the end of February 2017, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 334 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,316 billion.
Source : EPRA