13.10.2008 - Property enters exchange traded futures
From FT: Property investors will be able to use exchange traded derivatives from early next year. International derivatives exchange Eurex announced it has licensed the European indices of IPD (the Investment Property Databank) and plans to launch futures on the UK total returns index. "Property is a big asset class," said Ian Cullen, co-founding director of IPD. "But up till four years ago, it didn't have any kind of derivatives.".... Full Article: Source