FT 100 Share Index, thealsothe FTSE 100, the Footsie
the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index
a number that shows whether shares in companies on the London stock exchange have generally risen or fallen in value on a particular day. The number is based on the share prices of 100 large and important companies.:
• The FT 100 Share Index closed at 5124, down 40 points on the day.