Investors See Real Estate as Best Hedge Against Inflation

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By Dan Weil Real estate has tumbled in recent months, with the FTSE Nareit REIT index slipping 11.95% year to date. Real estate investments have struggled recently, with the FTSE Nareit REIT index falling 11.95% year to date. But investors often view real estate as a hedge against inflation, which is particularly relevant now, with consumer prices soaring 8.3% in the 12 months through April. So you may not be shocked by answers to a question in a Deutsche Bank survey of more than 560 investors. The bank asked, should inflation remain between 3% and 5% over the next decade, which asset class wo…

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