What is FTSE 100 index?

FTSE 100 or otherwise known as footsie is an index of 100 companies which are listed on London Stock Exchange. In another words these are the companies which are highly capitalised. Their index reflects the well being of the UK economy as the higher the indices are, the better the business prosperity is doing.

Inclusion of a company in FTSE 100 depends on its financial health in terms of market capitalisation for which a threshold of around £1.7 billon is required. There are some other criteria as well which a company has to meet before it can join the group of FTSE 100. The review whether a company should be in FTSE 100 or lower (such as FTSE 250) in regards to inclusion takes place quarterly.

Trading of shares of all companies listed under London Stock Exchange starts at 08.00 and ends at 16.30 GMT.

UK shares without stamp duty (page 2)

Name: John Laing Infrastructure Fund

Ticker: JLIF

FTSE: 250

Share price: 121.9

Market capital:987.78M


Name: Petra Diamonds Limited

Ticker: PDL

FTSE: 250

Share price:178.75

Market capital: 925.75M


Name: Entertainment One Ltd

Ticker: ETO

FTSE: 250

Share price: 296

Market capital: 871.09M


Name: Genesis Emerginging Markets Fund

Ticker: GSS

Share price: 524

Market capital: 715.21M


Name:Bwin.party Digital Entertainment

Ticker: BPTY

FTSE: 250

Share price:. 82.62

Market capital: 680.96M


Name: Centamin PLC

Ticker: CEY

FTSE: 250

Share price: 57.7

Market capital: 672.29M


Name: Third Point Offshore Investors

Ticker: TPOG

Share price: 1,655.10

Market capital: 538.93M


Name: GCP Infrastructure Investment

Ticker: GCP

Share price:115.25

Market capital:. 521.12M


Name: Lamprell Plc

Ticker: LAM

Share price:148

Market capital:511.48M


Name: 888 

Ticker: 888

Share price:121.75

Market capital: 444.33M


Name:Raven Russia Limited

Ticker: RUS

Share price:59.75

Market capital: 440.69M


Name: Henderson Far East Income Ltd

Ticker: HFEL

Share price:314

Market capital:340.99M


Name: Assura Group Limited

Ticker: AGR

Share price:46.25

Market capital:334.65M


Name: Cape PLC

Ticker: CIU

Share price:261.25

Market capital: 316.38M


Name: Medicx Fund Ltd

Ticker: MXF

Share price: 80.75

Market capital: 286.17M


Name: JZ Capital Partners


Share price:420

Market capital:278.16M


Name: XP Power Ltd

Ticker: XPP

Share price:1,365.00

Market capital:. 259.55M


Name: Exillon Energy Plc

Ticker: EXI

Share price: 147.5

Market capital:240.93M


Name: Dexion Absolute Ltd


Share price:168.5

Market capital:237.00M


Name: Tarsus Group plc

Ticker: TRS

Share price:199.75

Market capital: 199.99M


Name: KSK Power Ventur plc

Ticker: KSK

Share price:87.1

Market capital:163.11M


Name: Henderson Diversified Income Ltd

Ticker: HDIV

Share price: 90.5

Market capital:125.64M


Name: Cathay Intl. Holdings

Ticker: CTI

Share price: 29

Market capital:106.44M


(All data and price are as of 15 October 2014)