FTSE UK Index Series

The FTSE UK Index Series is designed to represent the performance of UK companies, providing market participants with a comprehensive and complementary set of indexes that measure the performance of all capital and industry segments of the UK equity market.

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Headline indexes include:

  • FTSE 100 Index (UKX) - comprises the 100 most highly capitalised blue chip companies listed on London Stock Exchange.
  • FTSE 100 Total Return Index - measures the total return of the underlying FTSE 100 index, combining both capital performance and income (reinvested on the dividend (xd) date).
  • FTSE 100 Net of Tax Index (UKXNUK) - applies tax adjustments to dividends for the total return index calculation.
  • FTSE 250 Index - comprises mid-capitalised companies not covered by the FTSE 100, and represents approximately 15% of UK market capitalisation.
  • FTSE All-Share Index - representing 98-99% of UK market capitalisation, the FTSE All-Share index is the aggregation of the FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and FTSE Small Cap Indexes.
  • FTSE 350 Supersectors Indexes - 18 real-time industry sector indexes derived from companies in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes.

Dividend indexes

Represent the cumulative value of ordinary declared cash dividends by the individual constituents of the underlying FTSE 100 Index, calculated on the ex dividend (xd) date and expressed in terms of index points. The indexes run for a one-year period from the trading day following the third Friday in December to the following third Friday in December.

  • FTSE 100 Declared Dividend Index (F1DIVD) - all dividends are as declared by companies and no withholding tax adjustments are made.
  • FTSE 100 Dividend Index - RDSA Withholding (F1DIV) - an exception is made for dividends paid by Royal Dutch Shell A Shares from which a 15% withholding tax is deducted.

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.