In fact, they have fared worse than the local market in general.
The FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index, which is an index containing 37 Singapore REITs, is down around 36% from its most recent peak on 19 February 2020 to date.
Comparatively, the Straits Times Index, Singapore’s stock market benchmark, tumbled some 28% “only” during the same time frame.
Those with a long-term view on REITs could consider investing in the resilient ones right now.
The Seedly REITs tool will come in handy for those who wish to pick individual REITs.
However, for those who still want to invest in REITs but long for a hassle-free option, you can check out the REIT exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed in Singapore.
What Are REIT ETFs?
REITs, as you already know, pool money