UK & US CRE ETF performance ahead of global universe

A quick look into 5 LSE listed real estate ETFs confirms Europe’s performance excl the UK is lagging behind due to unresolved economic and political issues.


Over a 3-year horizon the iShares FTSE/EPRA European fund (IPRP) has exhibited a correlation of 82% with the UK EPRA index,¬†while the iShare FTSE EPRA UK fund (IUKP) has shown a close correlation of 85%. Europe’s fiscal austerity and tight credit conditions continue to add stress on the listed real estate sector with the latest casualty German property company IVG facing insolvency.

UK property H1 2013: What do the agents say?

More insight is given by several agents reporting on Q2 2013 real estate investment performance such as JLL

CBRE Q2 2013 commentary on the UK market:

London’s advantages as a global city in Europe (views by CBRE)

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