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DEFINITION of 'FTSE'

A company that specializes in index calculation. Although not part of a stock exchange, co-owners include the London Stock Exchange and the Financial Times.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'FTSE'

The FTSE is similar to Standard & Poor's in the United States. They are best known for the FTSE 100, an index of blue-chip stocks on the London Stock Exchange.

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