Overview of Select FTSE Indices: Infographic

The benchmark index of the UK equity market is the FTSE 100 Index. This index is comprised of the 100 blue chip companies on the London Stock Exchange and is dominated by oil majors like Shell plc(SHEL) and BP(BP), banks (HSBC), drug firms (Astrazeneca – AZN) and consumer staple giants like Unilever (UL). As such, …

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FTSE All-Share Intra-Year Declines vs. Calendar Year Returns Since 1986: Chart

Similar to the S&P 500 Index, the FTSE All-Share Index for the UK equity market has also generated positive year-end returns in most of the recent few years though the intra-year declines was negative. The following chart shows the intra-year highest declines vs. year-end calendar returns for the FTSE All-Share Index from 1986 to 2022 …

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