Real Estate Investment Trusts

REITs to boost property sector: Analysts

The property market is expected to see demand rise over the next 12 months from deep-pocketed institutional buyers such as real estate investment trusts (REITs), which are starting to see more value in the local marketplace, analysts say. More REIT listings are also likely to spur acquisitions here. The proposed listing of Ascendas Hospitality Trust is set to be Singapore's largest initial public offering...

Industrial REITs outperform despite market volatility

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have outperformed the market despite the volatility in the first half of the year. They are also known for their relative resilience amid economic downturns. And industrial REITs appear to hold up better than the rest with total returns of 18 per cent in the first quarter. REITs have outperformed other assets like equities since the start of the year. The benchmark...

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