8/13/2008

Shares in REITs outperformed leading stock indexes in the past six weeks as worries receded over their access to capital and credit. The Dow Jones Equity All REIT Index delivered a 3.5% total return between the end of the second quarter on June 30 and Tuesday's close. The S&P 500-stock index gained 1% in that time, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw a 2.9% advance.

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