he State Street SPDR Straits Times Index (STI) Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) pays out dividend payouts bi-annually i.e. twice a year in February and August.
For August 2020, our Singapore domestic index ETF has declared its dividend payout.
SPDR® Straits Times Index ETF
The State Street SPDR (the acronym is pronounced “spider”) Straits Times Index ETF is one of the oldest ETF in Singapore with a Fund Inception Date of 11-April-2002 and a SGX Listing Date of 17-April-2002.
As per the factsheet, the Straits Times Index is maintained by FTSE International Limited and represents the performance of the top 30 eligible companies. The Index constituents are reviewed semi-annually in March and September and are diversified across all sectors. The 30 constituents of the Straits Times Index can be found on the SGX link here.
The investment objective of the Fund is to replicate as closely as possible, before expenses, the performance of the Straits Times Index (“Index”).