This post will compare the 3 REIT ETFs in Singapore

Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF NikkoAM-StraitsTrading Asia ex Japan REIT ETF Lion-Phillip S-REIT ETF

I personally won’t invest in REIT ETFs because I can create my own basket of REITs and avoid paying a recurring management fee.

The advantage of a REIT ETF is the ability to gain overseas exposure. However, I can do that via InteractiveBrokers which charge very little in terms of brokerage fee (Singapore should do something about the trading fee).

That said, the establishment of 3 REIT ETFs listed on the SGX is a good sign. Next is to market such products to overseas investors, increase the AUM and get more talent into the industry.

Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF

The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to provide a high level of income and moderate long-term capital …