The FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Real Estate Index Series is designed to represent general trends in eligible real estate equities worldwide. Relevant activities are defined as the ownership, trading and development of income-producing real estate. The index series now covers Global, Developed and Emerging indexes, as well the UK's AIM market. The FTSE EPRA Nareit Asia ex Japan REITs Index is designed to track the performance of REITS in both developed and emerging markets. By making the index constituents free-float adjusted, liquidity, size and revenue screened, the series is suitable for use as the basis for investment products, such as derivatives and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).
The FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Indexes incorporate Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Real Estate Holding & Development companies.
Index rules should be read in conjunction with supportingFTSE Russell noticesThese notices advise of advance changes in index methodology, which may not be reflected in index rules until the change effective date. The notices may also communicate revisions in index treatment in the period up to a rule change.