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A Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT in Toronto. Investment in domestic real estate has exploded in recent years and the market capitalization of the iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT ETF has increased tenfold since 2006.
A Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT in Toronto. Investment in domestic real estate has exploded in recent years and the market capitalization of the iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT ETF has increased tenfold since 2006.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Time to reduce your exposure to REITs: Raymond James

Rising interest rates in Canada and the United States could spoil this year’s rebound in real estate investment trusts, according to Raymond James.

While the interest rate-sensitive REIT sector has had a stellar start to the year on both sides of the border, an improving U.S. economy would reintroduce upward pressure on interest rates.