FTSE100

What is UK100?

The UK 100 is derived from FTSE 100. Informally called “footsie”, it is UK’s major stock index and is traded on London Stock Exchange. It represents the performance of the 100 top companies, which represents 81% of the entire market capitalisation of the London Stock Exchange.

This index belongs to 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. The FTSE is similar to Standard & Poor’s in the United States. They have many other indexes, but are best known for the FTSE 100.

Trading hours for FTSE 100 on London Stock Exchange are 08:00 am to 4:30 pm (GMT) Monday to Friday. However, UK 100 can be traded on our platform on the following extended hours:
11:05 pm to 11:00 pm (Central European Summer Time) Sunday to Friday.
09:05 pm to 09:00 pm (Greenwich Mean Time) Sunday to Friday.

Contract Specifications for UK 100

ContractParameters
ClassEquity Index (stock market index)
SymbolUK100
DescriptionIndex representing 100 largest UK stocks
Standard Tradable Quantity (also called a LOT)10 UK 100 contracts
Minimum Tradable Quantity (the fraction of lot available to trade)1 UK 100 contract
Base Currency (Currency used for margin, P&L and other calculations)United States Dollars
Tick Size (The least incremental change in the price of the index)0.1 (example: 6862.6 changes to 6862.7 at least)

List of stocks

CompanySectorMarket cap (£bn)
Royal Dutch ShellOil and gas135
HSBCBanking129
BPOil and gas85
Vodafone GroupTelecomms83
GlaxoSmithKlinePharmaceuticals73
British American TobaccoTobacco69
SABMillerBeverages53
DiageoBeverages50
Rio Tinto GroupMining48
BHP BillitonMining44
Standard CharteredBanking43
BG GroupOil and gas49
AstraZenecaPharmaceuticals38
BarclaysBanking37
Lloyds Banking GroupBanking36
XstrataMining35
UnileverConsumer goods34
Reckitt BenckiserConsumer goods32
TescoSupermarket29
Glencore InternationalMining27
National Grid plcEnergy26
Anglo American plcMining26
Prudential plcFinance25
Imperial Tobacco GroupTobacco24
BT GroupTelecomms20
Rolls-Royce GroupManufacturing19
CentricaEnergy18
Royal Bank of Scotland GroupBanking18
Compass GroupFood15
Associated British FoodsFood14
BSkyBMedia14
SSE plcEnergy13
WPP plcMedia13
ARM HoldingsIT13
BAE SystemsMilitary11.8
Shire plcPharmaceuticals11.7
ExperianInformation11.7
Tullow OilOil and gas11.2
CRH plcBuilding materials10.9
Fresnillo plcMining10.8
AntofagastaMining10.7
AvivaInsurance10.4
Old MutualInsurance10.2
Pearson plcPublishing9.6
Legal & GeneralInsurance9.5
Wolseley plcBuilding materials9.1
Reed ElsevierPublishing8.9
Standard LifeFund management8.8
Next plcRetail clothing6.9
Kingfisher plcRetail homeware6.7
Land Securities GroupProperty6.6
Morrison SupermarketsSupermarket6.5
J Sainsbury plcSupermarket6.5
Smith & NephewMedical6.4
Burberry GroupFashion6.1
Marks & Spencer GroupSupermarket5.9
Capita GroupSupport Services5.9
InterContinental Hotels GroupHotels5.7
Intertek GroupProduct testing5.5
SchrodersFund management5.5
British Land CoProperty5.1
PetrofacOil and gas5.1
United UtilitiesWater5
Smiths GroupEngineering5
Weir GroupEngineering5
Aberdeen Asset ManagementFund management4.9
Randgold ResourcesMining4.9
Johnson MattheyChemicals4.9
ITVMedia4.8
AggrekoGenerator hire4.6
Carnival plcLeisure4.6
WhitbreadRetail hospitality4.5
International Consolidated Airlines Group SATransport air4.5
GKNManufacturing4.4
Eurasian Natural ResourcesMining4.3
BunzlIndustrial products4.3
Sage GroupIT4.3
RSA Insurance GroupInsurance4.2
G4SSecurity4.1
Hargreaves LansdownFinance4.1
RexamPackaging4.1
IMI plcEngineering3.9
Babcock InternationalConsulting3.9
Tate & LyleFood3.9
Severn TrentWater3.8
Polymetal InternationalMining3.7
HammersonProperty3.7
Resolution plcInvestment3.7
MeggittEngineering3.6
Croda InternationalChemicals3.5
TUI TravelLeisure3.5
EvrazMining3.5
Admiral GroupInsurance3.4
AMECConsulting3.3
Melrose plcFinance3.2
Serco GroupOutsourced services3.1
Vedanta ResourcesMining1.2
Wood GroupOil and gas0.8
KazakhmysOil and gas0.5
Intu PropertiesProperty services0.3

 

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