The relationship between economic indicators and Malaysian Real Estate Investment Trust (MREIT) / Nurizzati Marso and Nur Amalina Mat Jamil

Marso, Nurizzati and Mat Jamil, Nur Amalina (2014) The relationship between economic indicators and Malaysian Real Estate Investment Trust (MREIT) / Nurizzati Marso and Nur Amalina Mat Jamil. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between economic indicators namely the stock market, interest rate and inflation rate to Malaysia real estate investment trusts return. The study used Simple Linear Regression and Multiple Linear Regression method in order to find the relationship among those variables. The monthly closing price of Malaysia real estate investment trusts index which is retrieved from Datastream database is collected from 1st February 2008 until 31st March 2014. The data is used as it is the best proxy that represents the Malaysia real estate investment trusts sector in the country. From the result, it is revealed that all the economic indicators tested have significant positive relationship towards Malaysia real estate investment trusts return. It means that the relationship between these economic indicators and Malaysia REITs exists. These results would contribute to the literature in related areas and give people a view on current condition of the Malaysia real estate investment trusts sector.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Marso, NurizzatiUNSPECIFIED
Mat Jamil, Nur AmalinaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Business cycles. Economic fluctuations. Economic indicators
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Investment, capital formation, speculation > Investment companies. Investment trusts. Mutual funds
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Item ID: 26303
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economic indicators; Real estate investment; Stock market; Interest rate; Inflation rate
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/26303

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