Expected index adjustments
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 31 Dec 2018. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect your positions, please take a look at the video.
NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a
cash neutral adjustment on your account. Special Divs are highlighted in orange.
Special dividends this week
|Index||Bloomberg Code||Effective Date||Summary||Dividend Amount|
|RTY||HIFS US||4/01/2018||Special Div||50|
|RTY||GBCI US||7/01/2018||Special Div||30|
How do dividend adjustments work?
As you know, constituent stocks of an index will periodically pay dividends to shareholders. When they do, the overall value of the index is affected, causing it to drop by a certain amount. Each week, we receive the forecast for the number of points any index is due to drop by, and we publish this for you. As dividends are scheduled, public events, it is important to remember that leveraged index traders can neither profit nor lose from such price movements.
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