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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.
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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.
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Foot problems are typically associated with high heels and women but men also have their share of footsy issues
"Out there, things can happen and frequently do to people as brainy and footsy as you.
* GAME OF FOOTSY: Colchester centre-back Danny Batth, left, and Town striker Theo Robinson clash.
In his manifesto, Kaczynski used expressions common to a person who was a young adult in the 1960s--"Holy Robots," "working stiff," and "playing footsy." His employment of sociological terms, such as "other directed," and his many references to "individual drives" suggested an acquaintance with the sociology in vogue during that decade.
The dancers capered through courtly routines to a baroque soundtrack, the formality interrupted by manic sessions of footsy or swift, ungainly groping, expressive of simmering passion masked by a bashful exterior.
RUNNER: Barefoot dash at station; FOOTSY John's feet are tough enough for any surface Pictures: HADRIAN NEWS
All eyes were on Senator Larry Craig of Idaho, whose restroom footsy incident cost him his seat in the Senate, but every joke has already been taken.