About Uk100 and Uk100 Trading
Why is the UK 100 trading so popular?
UK100 (Footsie) is a popular British stock index measuring the performance of the top 100 companies traded on the London Stock Exchange
Some of the most important companies included in the UK100 Index are Unilever, AstraZeneca, HSBC, British American Tobacco, Royal Dutch Shell and Vodafone
How can you trade the UK100 index?
Since indices are simply collections of stocks moving with the shares inside them, you cannot trade them directly. However, you can use derivatives options such as CFDs, but also mutual funds or ETFs.
At CAPEX.com, you can follow the UK100 live chart to trade on the price movements of this popular index through CFDs. You aren't limited to just opening long positions (BUY), so if you predict the UK100 price will go down, you can open a short position (SELL).
What is the UK100?
The UK100 is a stock market index reflecting the performance of the 100 largest-blue chip companies traded on the London Stock Exchange, one of the world's most important exchanges. For this reason, market experts value the UK100 highly among the world's leading indices.
Is FTSE 100 the same as UK100?
Yes, the FTSE 100 or Footsie is the same as UK100. Both are referring to a leading index. UK100 is generally perceived as a barometer for the UK's economy.