Index Definitions. An investor cannot invest directly in an index and index performance does not reflect the deduction of any fees, expenses or taxes. Index comparisons have limitations as volatility and other characteristics may differ from a particular investment.
Global REITs: FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Index is an unmanaged market-capitalization-weighted total-return index, which consists of publicly traded equity REITs and listed property companies from developed markets.
Global stocks: The MSCI World Index is a free-ﬂoat-adjusted index that measures performance of large- and mid-capitalization companies representing developed market countries and is net of dividend withholding taxes.
U.S. REITs: The FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index contains all tax-qualified REITs with more than 50% of total assets in qualifying real estate assets other than mortgages secured by real property that also meet minimum size and liquidity criteria.
U.S. stocks: Exhibit 6: The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 large-capitalization stocks that is frequently used as a general measure of U.S. stock market performance. Exhibit 4: The Russell 3000 Index is a market capitalization weighted equity index maintained by the Russell Investment Group that encompasses the 3,000 largest U.S.-traded stocks, in which the underlying companies are all incorporated in the U.S.
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