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English definition of “the FTSE 100”

the FTSE 100

noun [S]     /ˌfʊt.si.wʌnˌhʌn.drəd/ (informal the Footsie) trademark
a number that expresses the value of the share prices of the 100 most important British companies, published by the Financial Times: The FTSE 100 closed 31.6 points down at 2459.3 in today's trading. → Compare Dow Jones, the Nikkei (index)Financial investments and the stock market
(Definition of the FTSE 100 noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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