The FTSE All-World High Dividend Yield Index is designed to represent the performance of companies after implementing a forecast dividend yield ranking process. The index comprises stocks that are characterised by higher than average dividend yield based on the FTSE All-World Index, which is part of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series.
The index can be used for benchmarking purposes and as a tool in the creation of index-tracking funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and derivatives.
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.