After Fed announcement on funds rate REITs starts to fall

Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

REITs Fall on weekly basis after announcement on federal funds rate

The Broader real estate index was also fall by 2%

Mortgage REITs were the hardest hit, with the FTSE Nareit Mortgage REITs index falling by 6.21% week on week.

Committee said in statement that  >>>

"The Committee decided to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 4-1/2 to 4-3/4 percent"

Hotel REITs were the biggest underperformers, losing 4.74% of their value on average, followed by timber REITs, which lost 3.92% on average.

Residential REITs experienced the least value loss, with the subsector index losing only 0.46% of its value on a weekly basis.

Higher the rates means higher the finance costs means higher the inflation.