The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed (Global) Index decreased 1.8% during September 2016. Global equities and global bonds market gained 0.2% and lost 0.2% respectively during the month of September. Real estate markets in North America decreased 2.6% and Europe's market decreased by 2.4% while Asia was down 0.4%.
Over a one-year period, global real estate investments have returned 15.1% compared to a gain of 11.4% and a of 6.2% from global equities and global bonds, respectively. Annualised ten-year rolling returns for real estate investments stand at 5.4%. Equities gained 5.3% while bonds markets posted a 4.4% return per annum.
At the end of September 2016, the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index counted a total of 333 constituents, representing a free float market capitalisation of over EUR 1,275 billion.
Source : EPRA