Pooled property funds outperformed both UK property equities and real estate investment trusts in the last three months, Investment Property Databank says.
The firm, which publishes the IPD UK Pooled Property Fund Indices, said with returns of 2pc, the all pooled funds index remained in line with the direct property market – which returned 2.1pc during the...
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