Meaning of “the FTSE 100” in the English Dictionary

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"the FTSE 100" in British 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™ 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)