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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 Timesnewspaper 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.
(Definition of FTSE™ 100 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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