The FTSE 100 Index, also known as Footsie index or informally referred to as The Footsie is a share index of the top 100 listed companies in the United Kingdom. It tracks the performance of those companies and provides investors with an indication of how the UK economy is performing.
It’s important for investors to stay on top of stock market trends, especially those related to UK-listed organisations. To help you track company performance more easily and quickly, here are some of the latest prices and highlights from The FTSE 100 today.
How is FTSE 100 Index today?
The FTSE 100 Index is currently at 7,715.39 as of February 1, 2023, a decrease of 0.89% from yesterday’s close of 7,784.87 . The index is traded each trading day on the London Stock Exchange between 10:00 am and 6:30 pm CET, and the level is calculated continuously once a second .
The FTSE 100 Index is a capitalization-weighted index of the 100 most highly capitalized companies traded on the London Stock Exchange .
References:  FTSE 100 FTSE overview – London Stock Exchange  FTSE 100 INDEX TODAY | LIVE TICKER – Markets Insider  UKX Quote – FTSE 100 Index – Bloomberg Markets
Which are the top 5 gainers and 5 losers in FTSE 100 index today?
The top five gainers in the FTSE 100 index today are Johnson Matthey , Diageo , Compass Group , Coca-Cola HBC , and BAT . The top five losers in the FTSE 100 index today are Storskogen Group AB , 750TB , Petroteq Energy Inc. , Bank Millennium S.A. , and Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN Spólka Akcyjna . Johnson Matthey saw a 4.06% increase, Diageo saw a 3.21% increase, Compass Group saw a 0.25% increase, Coca-Cola HBC saw a 0.20% increase and BAT saw a 0.16% increase.
On the other hand, Storskogen Group AB saw a 95.91% decrease, 750TB saw a 93.83% decrease, Petroteq Energy Inc. saw a 66.67% decrease, Bank Millennium S.A. saw a 0.04% decrease, and Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN Spólka Akcyjna saw a 0.02% decrease.
References:  FTSE 100 Market Movers | FTSE 100 Gainers and Losers  Risers and Fallers and Volume leaders – FTSE 100 FTSE …  Top stock losers list | Screener – Yahoo Finance
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