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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is an investment vehicle structured as a Trust, the objective of which is acquiring, holding, administering, managing and selling income generating local and foreign real estate assets, either directly or indirectly. REITs provide an unparalleled investment opportunity and access to an alternative asset class usually considered to be illiquid and only accessible at high ticket sizes. REITs may a​​ppeal to investors looking to diversify their portfolio into property with potential to receive a regular and consistent income stream. REITs are designed to generate wealth in two ways: capital growth as well as income return.

The first REIT issuance on Bahrain Bourse is Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust.

How to trade REITs​

REITs can b​e traded on Bahrain Bourse similar to any listed security by placing the selling or buying orders through an authorized broker registered on Bahrain Bourse.

REITs industrial classifications falls under Real Estate Sector (Level 1) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Industry Group (Level 2). For more information, please refer to the following page (click ​here):​

Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust

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