Meaning of “the FTSE 100” in the English Dictionary


"the FTSE 100" in English

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the FTSE 100noun [ S ]

uk /ˌfʊ wʌnˌhʌn.drəd/ us /ˌfʊ wʌnˌhʌn.drəd/ informal the Footsie trademark

(Definition of “the FTSE 100” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"FTSE 100" in Business English

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FTSE 100noun [ S ]

uk us also FTSE 100 Index, also FTSE 100 Share Index, also informal the Footsie trademark 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.

(Definition of “FTSE 100” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)