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English definition of “FTSE™ 100”

FTSE™ 100

noun [S]
 
 
( also FTSE™ 100 Index, also FTSE™ 100 Share Index, also informal the Footsie™) STOCK MARKET
a series of numbers published by the Financial Times™ newspaper that shows the changing average value of the share prices of the one hundred British companies on the London Stock Exchange that are being traded the most: the FTSE 100 closed up/down The FTSE 100 closed 31.6 points down at 2459.3 in today's trading.the FTSE 100 fell/rose The FTSE 100 fell 5 points to 4,519.5. FTSE 100 shares finished the day flat.
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