Definition of “FTSE” - English Dictionary

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FTSEnoun [ S ]

uk us also informal the Footsie trademark STOCK MARKET

used in the names of a number of share indexes (= lists of the average price of shares of a group of companies on a particular stock market) for the London Stock Exchange, and used to refer to the FTSE 100 in particular:

the FTSE closed up/down The FTSE closed Friday's session up 35.3 points on the day.
the FTSE fell/rose The FTSE fell sharply on Tuesday, but regained some ground on Wednesday.

the name of the company that publishes these share indexes:

This blue chip company needs to shrink to 110th place in the FTSE's list to lose its position.

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