The FTSE 100 Declared Dividend Index represents the cumulative value of ordinary cash dividends announced and paid by the individual constituents of the underlying FTSE 100 Index, calculated in terms of index points. No adjustment for withholding taxes are made.
FTSE Russell rebases the index to 0 at the start of the first trading day following the third Friday in December of each year.
The indexes within the FTSE UK Index Series — the FTSE All-Share®, FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and other indexes — have served as a measure of the UK’s stock market and as a gauge of the health of the country’s economy for decades.
Index rules should be read in conjunction with supportingFTSE Russell noticesThese notices advise of advance changes in index methodology, which may not be reflected in index rules until the change effective date. The notices may also communicate revisions in index treatment in the period up to a rule change.