The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, also called the FTSE 100 Index, FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the “Footsie” / ˈ f ʊ t s i /, is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalisation.
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FTSE 100 decreased 26 points or 0.34% to 7566 on Tuesday August 21 from 7591 in the previous trading session. Historically, the UK FTSE 100 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 7877.45 in May of 2018 and a record low of 427.50 in February of 1978. Chart. Historical. Data. API.
FTSE 100 ends at new all-time closing high. Thursday’s jump came as the pound GBPUSD, +0.2263% fell to $1.3172, down from $1.3223 late Wednesday in New York, as traders fretted about a lack of progress in divorce talks with the EU.
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Dec 28, 2016 · Britain’s benchmark share index, the FTSE 100, closed at an all-time high on Wednesday, the first day of trading after the Christmas break. The FTSE …
Jun 02, 2017 · LONDON — Britain’s benchmark share index, the FTSE 100, hit another record high on Friday morning, coming close to breaking the 7,600 point mark for the first time in its history.
All-time high. The FTSE 250, which contains many more UK-oriented firms, closed up 0.36 per cent and the FTSE all-share was 0.92 per cent higher. In the US, the S&P 500 was up 0.36 per cent in early trade, buoyed by Congress’s approval of corporate tax cuts on Wednesday. The European Stoxx 600 ended up …
The London stock market is within sight of its all-time closing high after another surge in share prices on Tuesday. After drifting for much of the day, the FTSE 100 index of Britain’s top
FTSE 100 hits new all-time closing high. The index closed 2016 with three consecutive record high closes — on December 28, 29, and 30 — and extended that run on Wednesday, gaining 0.17 per cent to close at 7,7189.74, edging past the previous record close of 7,177.89 which was set on Tuesday.
The FTSE 100 closed at 7,074.34, taking it closer to the 7,104 record reached in April 2015. Shortly before closing, the FTSE came within one point of the all-time intra-day high of 7,122 but the index fell away during the closing auction.
FTSE 250 buoyed to record high by sterling slide. The FTSE 250 has climbed 1.2 per cent today and 3.1 per cent this week, touching an all-time high of 18,409 points. The key driver behind the rise in the FTSE 250, and its sister index the FTSE 100, which passed 7,000 for the first time in more than a year this morning, is the slump in sterling.
The FTSE 100 closed at a record closing high, helped by rising shares in housebuilders and by a boost for drug firm Shire.
The U.K.’s flagship stock index climbed to close at an all-time high Tuesday, 15 years after its previous peak at the height of the dot-com boom.