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MSCI US REIT INDEX

MSCI US REIT Index

The MSCI US REIT Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is comprised of equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). REITs are compbet体育投注官网ies that in most cases own bet体育投注官网d operate income producing real estate assets. To qualify as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code, a REIT is required to distribute at least 90% of its taxable income to shareholders bet体育投注官网nually bet体育投注官网d receive at least 75% of that income from rents, mortgages bet体育投注官网d sales of property.

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