FTSE Group and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) have jointly created the FTSE SET Index Series providing market participants with a suite of tools that can be used for performance measurement, product creation and analysis. All companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand Main Board are eligible for inclusion in the indexes, subject to passing FTSE’s international methodology standards, and are classified according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), the global standard for industry sector analysis.
The index series covers all segments of the capital market, divided into Large, Mid, Small and Fledgling according to market capitalisation. There is also a range of sector indexes - the FTSE SET All-Share Industry Indexes - which is segmented according to ICB and provides 10 Industry, 19 Supersector and 39 Sector indexes. These provide market participants with a set of tools which can be used for deeper analysis of the Thailand market and the creation of sector-specific funds and index-linked products.
The indexes can be used as benchmarks and as tools for the creation of financial products, such as institutional and retail funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), derivatives contracts and other financial products.
The index series includes:
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.