FTSE 100

In this section, you will find important FTSE 100 news, actionable trading ideas, and a live FTSE 100 CFD chart to help you understand the markets better.

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 News

Ocado

Ocado Share Price is Breaking Out – But Valuation Concerns Remain

Ocado share price is up by 0.15% today, continuing a trend that started on Monday, when the shares were trading at 2021p. The shares are now trading at 2207p, which is the highest level since June this year. So, does the new upward trend make Ocado stock a buy? Ocado...

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Rolls Royce Share Price Spikes After Virgin Galactic Deal – How High Can it Go?

Rolls Royce share price is among the best-performing in the FTSE 100. Up by more than 3.50%, the share price is below that of IAG, Evraz, Polymetal, and Frenillo, the silver mining giant. The shares are trading at 253p, which is significantly above this weeks low of 212p. Rolls Royce...

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Is BP Share Price a Bargain or Trap After the Dividend Cut?

BP share price is spiking today as traders reflect on the company’s second-quarter earnings. The shares are trading at 292p,which is close to this year’s low of 225p. The stock is also close to its lowest level since October 199. BP second quarter earnings BP, the energy supermajor, reported a...

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London FTSE 100

HSBC Share Price – Technicals Suggests Worst is Yet to Come

HSBC share price is under intense pressure today in London and Hong Kong after the bank reported weak quarterly earnings. The bank’s shares are down by more than 5.45% in Hong Kong and by more than 4.68% in London. HSBC earnings fall HSBC share price are falling in reaction to...

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