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In the News (Sun 26 May 19)

  
  FTSE
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We constantly strive to meet the changing needs of the market through innovative index design, and customized index solutions, and have been the partner of choice for many exchanges worldwide.
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www.ftse.com   (203 words)

  
  FTSE 100 Index - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The FTSE 100 Index (pronounced footsie) is a share index of the 100 largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, begun on January 3, 1984.
The index is seen as a barometer of success of the British economy and is the leading share index in Europe.
The constituents of the index are determined quarterly; the largest companies in the FTSE 250 Index are promoted if their market capitalisation would place them in the top 90 firms of the FTSE 100 Index.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FTSE_100_Index   (697 words)

  
 CNN.com - Changing times on the FTSE 100 index as tech stars fall to earth - Aug. 28, 2001
Baltimore's addition to the FTSE 100 nearly 18 months ago took place at the height of the technology revolution that was sweeping through U.K. PLC — a wave that had parallels in the United States, France, Germany and other world markets.
The rebalancing exercise in March 2000 was seen as a watershed in the rise to prominence of the so-called new economy sectors of  technology, media and telecommunications — TMT in investors' shorthand.
Excluding stocks that joined the FTSE as a result of corporate restructuring, mergers and rebranding, there were 29 new entrants to the index in the course of last year.
edition.cnn.com /2001/BUSINESS/08/28/ftse/index.html   (1071 words)

  
 Xak.com: CSE: Third FTSE-Med 100 Index review
Representatives of the Athens Exchange, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, the Cyprus Stock Exchange and of FTSE Group, met yesterday, 9th of November 2004 at the premises of the Cyprus Stock Exchange, for the third meeting of the Advisory Committee for the FTSE-Med 100 Index.
The FTSE - Med 100 Index which was launched on the 19/6/2003, is composed of 100 stocks of the three Exchanges, some of which are also listed on US and other European securities markets.
Having applied the Index Ground Rules, three stocks listed on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange and one stock listed on the Athens Exchange will be added in the index for the next semester (until April 2005) and four stocks listed on the Athens Exchange which have been included during the previous semester, will be deleted.
www.xak.com /main/newsshow.asp?id=38610   (248 words)

  
 Financial Times Stock Exchange Eurotop 100 Index: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
FTSE Eurotop 100 constituent countries are assigned a base weighting derived from their total exchange capitalization.
All constituent shares which are included in the FTSE Eurotop 100 index are elected on the basis of effective share volumes in those stocks over the past three calendar years on the leading stock exchange of their home country.
FTSE Eurotop 100 index shares are given a base weighting derived from their market capitalization on the date of periodic adjustment.
www.finix.at /fin/eurotop_text.html   (285 words)

  
 ftse 100 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The inspiration for the Blue index Weekly report, apart from a need to communicate what could happen next week, is usually the list of trades that Blue index dealers have been trading with their clients.
To be fair, although the blue chip index in the UK was as flat as a pancake this week, there were plenty of individual stock movers to the upside and the downside.
The ftse100 index was steady again around the 4400 level (4412.00, the week's close) with 4370 cited by one or two analysts as a key market support.
www.blueindex.co.uk /search/ftse-100-index.html   (4650 words)

  
 Insight: Trading the FTSE 100 Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The FTSE 100 is a popular UK index, which comprises of 100 leading UK companies [or shares].
In this case, notice that the last 3 trend index bars in the stock were orange/orange/orange which agree with the triple-light-sequence in the stock box.
The objective of this system is to identify [very quickly] stocks which are in 'alignment' whereby the trend index in the stock AND the trend index in the major index [the family] are in agreement.
www.insight.net /ftse-trader-screen.htm   (1318 words)

  
 International Securities Exchange, Inc. - Index Product Specification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The FTSE 100 Index is a capital-weighted index representing the most highly capitalized blue-chip companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The Mini FTSE 100 Index represents 1/10th of the full value of the Full-Size FTSE 100 Index.
The index multiplier means that the options premiums are multiplied by 100 to obtain the actual premium amount.
www.iseoptions.com /index_spec.aspx?index=UKX   (378 words)

  
 Untitled Document
The FTSE 100 Index, (pronounced as footsie) is a share index of the 100 largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The FTSE 100 Index is seen as a barometer of success of the British economy and is the leading share index in Europe.
The official names of all companies listed on this index usually include the abbreviation plc The initials plc after a UK or Irish company name indicate that it is a public limited company whose shares may be offered for sale to the public.
www.dur.ac.uk /s.k.willis/?N=A   (472 words)

  
 FTSE 100 Index Future
The underlying instrument of the FTSE 100 Index Futures contract is the Financial Times - Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 Index.
The FTSE 100 has long been a barometer by which professional money managers and private investors measure portfolio performance and is based on the share prices of 100 of the largest UK blue-chip companies.
If you buy one FTSE 100 Index Future you are trading an instrument with an underlying value of £60,000.
liffe.com /liffeinvestor/introduction/how/products/ftse100futs/what.htm   (389 words)

  
 SSRN-Playing Footsy with the FTSE 100 Index by Jay Dahya
Studies on S&P 500 Index changes are unable to reject index compiler certification in explaining permanent stock price effects to index additions.
The FTSE 100 Index comprises one hundred stocks ranked highest by market capitalization, and therefore precludes certification.
FTSE 100 Index additions elicit a permanent positive stock price effect, whilst deletions reveal a rebound following announcement period losses.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=687465   (243 words)

  
 FTSE Med 100 Index
The FTSE Med 100 Index is a tradable index, designed to represent the performance of the largest companies in the eastern Mediterranean region’s markets.
It comprises 100 of the largest and most liquid companies in the region that are quoted on the Stock Exchanges of Cyprus, Greece and Israel.
The Index is calculated and published in Euros, and on an end of day basis in Euros, Pounds Sterling, US Dollars, Israeli Shekels and Cyprus Pounds.
www.ftse.com /Indices/FTSE_Med_100_Index/index.jsp   (380 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Business | | Global inflation fears hit FTSE
By lunchtime, the FTSE 100 had lost 125.2 points to 5,495.7, with the fall accelerating during the morning.
There is unlikely to be any respite when Wall Street opens, with Cantor Index predicting a 29-point fall on the Dow Jones Industrial Average when it opens.
Xstrata and BHP Billiton were also among the top 10 FTSE 100 fallers.
business.guardian.co.uk /story/0,,1796608,00.html   (934 words)

  
 FTSE Index CFD and spread betting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
We are 100% focused on the Dow - we don't trade anything else.
This index is by far the supreme, most closely watched index in the world...
As you will probably know, the Dow Jones is an index which measures the overall performance of the 30 leading stocks which make up the New York Stock Exchange [NYSE] and Nasdaq.
www.insight.net /uk.htm   (2058 words)

  
 SSRN-Comovement and Changes to the FTSE 100 Index by Jerry Coakley, Periklis Kougoulis
We employ the Barberis, Shleifer and Wurgler (2004) methodology to investigate the impact of changes to the FTSE 100 index on return comovement over the 1992-2002 period.
For FTSE stock inclusions the average increase in the beta coefficient is 0.38 in univariate regressions for weekly returns and 0.60 in bivariate regressions that control for the return on non-FTSE stocks.
Coakley, Jerry and Kougoulis, Periklis, "Comovement and Changes to the FTSE 100 Index" (May 2004).
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=493003   (312 words)

  
 Bloomberg.com: Investment Tools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The FTSE 100 Index is a capitalization-weighted index of the 100 most highly capitalized companies traded on the London Stock Exchange.
The equities use an investibility weighting in the index calculation.
The index was developed with a base level of 1000 as of January 3, 1984.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/quote?ticker=UKX:IND   (87 words)

  
 Vedanta, Lonmin, Drax all to be promoted to FTSE 100 index - FTSE Group - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
LONDON (AFX) - FTSE Group, the global index provider, has today confirmed miners Vedanta Resources PLC and Lonmin PLC, plus power generator Drax Group PLC will all be promoted to the FTSE 100 index after the latest quarterly review, increasing the number of mining stocks in the blue chip index to eight.
As a result of the changes, the weighting of the mining sector in the FTSE 100 index will be increased by 0.5 pct to 7.35 pct, according to traders.
U.S. indexes are delayed at least 15 minutes with the exception of Nasdaq, Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 which are 2 minutes delayed.
www.forbes.com /markets/feeds/afx/2006/06/07/afx2800000.html   (545 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Business | Persimmon set for FTSE 100 index
Housebuilder Persimmon and Kazakhstan miner Kazakhmys are set to join the UK's FTSE 100 share index later this month, following the latest reshuffle.
The FTSE 100 is reviewed four times a year to ensure it represents the 100 largest UK listed companies.
Outside of the quarterly reshuffle, ports and ferry firm P&O is also rejoining the FTSE 100 in place of plasterboard company BPB which is being deleted after its takeover by French firm Saint-Gobain.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/4505042.stm   (191 words)

  
 FTSE FINANCIAL TIMES STOCK EXCHANGE
As of 31 December 2005 the 6 largest constituents of the index were BP, Royal Dutch Shell, HSBC Holdings, the Vodafone Group, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and GlaxoSmithKline, which were all valued at more than £50 billion.
There are 100 companies in the index, but a total of 102 listings as two classes of shares are included for Royal Dutch Shell and Schroders.
For nearly 100 years Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola have dominated the marketplace with similar products.
www.solarnavigator.net /venture_capital/FTSE.htm   (992 words)

  
 Stocks America.com a new interactive community for investors find basic investment information on the FTSE 100 Index.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Stocks America.com a new interactive community for investors find basic investment information on the FTSE 100 Index.
The FTSE 100 Index (pronounced footsie) is a share index of the 100 largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange and which meet a number of requirements set out by the FTSE Group.
As of November 2005 the largest 6 constituents of the index were BP, Royal Dutch Shell, HSBC Holdings, the Vodafone Group, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and GlaxoSmithKline, which were all valued at more than £50 billion.
www.stocksamerica.com /FTSE100.html   (329 words)

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