FTSE 100

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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 Tests Key Support as Travel and Mining Stocks Tumble

The FTSE 100 index is down by 0.25% as investors react to the second-wave spreading in European countries. It is trading at £5845, which is substantially lower than the intraday low of £5827. Travel stocks tumble Travel-associated stocks are the worst-performers in the FTSE 100 index today as traders remain...

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FTSE 100 Index: 3 Reasons Why UK Stocks Gushed Lower Today

The FTSE 100 index is down by 0.80% today as investors continue to worrying about the ballooning UK public debt. The index is trading at £5,845, which is slightly below the intraday high of £5,920. Earlier today, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released the UK inflation and public spending […]