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The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index (FTSE 100), is a stock index of the 100 companies with the highest market capitalisation listed on LSE. The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 companies represent about 81% of the entire London Stock Exchange market capitalisation. Component companies must meet a number of criteria set out by the FTSE Group, including having a full listing on the LSE with a Euro or Sterling denominated price on the electronic platform, and meeting certain criteria on free float, nationality, and liquidity. The FTSE 100 index began with a base level of 1000, on January 3, 1984. The index hit the highest closing value of 7,877.45 on 22 May 2018. Institutional investors use the FTSE 100 as a benchmark of global growth and economic and international events.
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FTSE 100 underperforms its European peers today giving up 0.54 percent at 7,604 as US-China negotiations finished early, although there was reportedly a "willingness to continue discussions". FTSE 100 has totally discounted the Johnson election and now the focus turns on the Brexit strategy that Johnson will follow. On the...