REAL ESTATE USAGE CONTINUES TO CLIMB
Thursday 6/23/2016 17:00:29 EST - Standard & Poor's

Demand for US real estate securities accelerated in May, as exchanged traded funds focused on the investment segment gathered $1.31 billion of new money, up from $510.4 million in April. The popularity of REIT ETFs persisted last month even as health care and information technology ETF had net client withdrawals.

According to S&P Global Market Intelligence research, real estate securities are underweighted in many actively managed mutual funds ahead of the pending GICS sector elevat...