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Footsie (FTSE)

Financial Times (FT)-Actuaries 100 index: in London. Has the stature of the Dow Jones Industrial Average or the S&P 500 in London.

FTSE 100 Index

An index tracking the 100 publicly-traded companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the most market capitalization. Like many other FTSE indices, it is calculated in real time, with prices updated every 15 seconds. Each quarter, the FTSE reevaluates the companies tracked on the index and makes necessary adjustments to ensure that it represents the most highly capitalized companies. The FTSE 100 Index is considered a prime indicator of health in the wider market.

Footsie

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My favourite explanation so far is that Michael lured the undercover cop into the urinal and played footsie under the cubicle door with him because of the strain caused by the death of Princess Diana.
They then played footsie under the table and fed each other titbits from their plates.
ex-suitor Victor played footsie - literally - with Mavis's emotions but, when asked to choose, she always said "Ooh, I don't know.