Real estate investment trusts or REITs are highly sensitive to interest rates.

In this explainer video made for beginner investors, we explain why the unit price of REITs have been in the doldrums lately in the face of US Federal Reserve rate hikes.

By Ridzwan Rahmat

Ridzwan has been analysing REITs and business trusts since 2008, and personally manages a portfolio comprising mainly of SGX-listed REITs. He founded REITsWeek in 2013.