The FTSE 100
had collapsed below the 6,000-mark with a 3% drop on Wednesday on latest fears over China and the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
The Company's half-yearly report stated that, with a view to providing some protection against a fall in the broader UK equity market, the Company had purchased a put option on the FTSE 100
Index at 7000 and sold a FTSE 100
put option at 6000.
LONDON'S FTSE 100
Index set an all-time high yesterday after investor confidence was boosted by an agreement to extend Greece's bail-out terms.
1 percent to 1,072 pence to add the most points to the FTSE 100
index as analysts and investors welcomed the company's share buyback plans.
Structured deposits, as the name suggests, are bank deposits, and rather than pay a fixed or variable rate of interest, the deposit will pay a return based on the performance of a reference asset, often a major global equity index like FTSE 100
China ranks outside FTSE 100
s top ten M&A hotspots, behind other BRICS.
The final session of 2013 - which ended at lunchtime - saw the FTSE 100
climb by 17.
The company entered the FTSE 100
index with a market value of just under PS6bn - having initially been worth PS3.
It will begin trading as a FTSE 100
company on December 23, following a share surge that has seen its value increase to nearly PS6 billion.
oe=UTF-8&cx=009600113782670949425%3Ahccycyvwf4i&cof=FORID%3A9&ie=UTF-8&q=+FTSE+100) FTSE 100
, according to the National Entrepreneur Awards' Entrepreneur of the Year.
Cavendish Asset Management fund manager Paul Mumford said he expected the FTSE 100
to rise further this year, as investors switched out of low-yielding bonds into higher-yielding equities.
UK markets received an unexpected boost on Tuesday, with the FTSE 100
closing the day at a one-month high of 5589.