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 Slips Ahead Of Election

FTSE 100 trades lower despite the positive opening as investors wait for clues from the central bank's meetings, today from Fed and tomorrow from ECB. On the election front latest poll shows a narrowing Boris Johnson lead. The Conservative majority now dropped to 28 seats from 68 seats, increasing the [...]
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FTSE 100 Turns Positive, Strong GBP Pressure Stocks

FTSE 100 turned higher after positive headlines on trade negotiations cross the wires saying that US and China are close to signing a “phase one” deal. The index rebounds after three straight days of losses amid global trade tensions escalation after President Donald Trump announced the return of tariffs on [...]
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FTSE 100 Drops Over 1% Amid Trade Concerns

FTSE 100 slumps lower for the third day in a row as global trade tensions escalate after U.S. President Donald Trump announced tariffs on steel imports from Argentina and Brazil while threatens France products for tariffs as retaliation to tax imposed by French government on U.S. tech companies. Above that [...]