LIVE FTSE 100 AND DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE CHARTS
Please find below real time FTSE 100 chart, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average chart. The FTSE stands for the Financial Times Stock Exchange and the 100 indicates the 100 largest companies rated according to their market value. The FTSE 100 companies listed represent around 80% of the total market capitalization of the London Stock Exchange.
The list is seen as an indicator of the heath of the UK economy as these companies can be viewed as a macrocosm of the country's finances.
The strength of the pound sterling versus other currencies is closely related to the strength of the economy, so the FTSE 100 can provide some indication of possible movements. The Dow Jones Industrial Average chart is the most referred to of the Dow stock market indices.
It is an average computed from the 30 largest public companies in the USA – thus in a similar way, the index is used as one of the indicators of the strength of the US economy.
FTSE 100 CHART
DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE CHART
To change graph view and parameters, hover cursor over the chart. You will see the control panel on top right of chart - click on 'OPTIONS' to proceed.