FTSE Nareit All REITs Index Up 2.3% in August

REIT returns in August outpaced gains seen the month before, with health care REITs posting the largest advances among all property types.

The total returns of the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index rose 2.3 percent in August, while the S&P 500 rose 3.3 percent. In July, the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index rose 0.8 percent. The total returns of the FTSE Nareit Mortgage REIT Index gained 0.2 percent in August, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note was flat.

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