Like what I wrote for Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF, just throwing out some food for thought for this one.

A REIT ETF such as Nikko AM Straits Trading Asia Ex-Japan REIT ETF is a great tool to have at our disposal. It would fit in nicely if you’re trying to construct a portfolio like Rick Ferri’s Core Four, for example.

Portfolio Charts is a website that I really like, by the way.

Needless to say, a regional or global REIT ETF exposes us to markets that we are not familiar with. Have you wondered what’s behind the flashy website and prospectus numbers?

Largest REIT in Asia – Link REIT

The 3rd largest constituent in the ETF is Hong Kong-based Link REIT (領匯/領展). Have you been to Hong Kong? Do you think that REITs in other countries are like the REITs in Singapore?

The REIT was created by the …