Market Getting up to speed with the essentials of index construction Updated : August 04, 2020 03:55 PM IST Indices offer a wide range of options whereby their calculation methods might vary. There can be restrictions placed in the index where certain constituents are assigned a minimum or maximum weight The key concept to understand index calculation would be the index divisor. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.