Definitions for "FTSE all-share index"
Keywords:  london, lse, ltd, index, broadly
A broadly based index covering hundreds of the largest UK industrial, commercial and financial companies, including some investment trusts. Commonly used as a benchmark against which performance of some investment trusts or sectors are measured.
The FTSE All Share Index represents about 900 LSE (London Stock Exchange) listed stocks. These stocks make up over 95% of total market capitalisation, and around 99% of all trades.
An index that measures the performance of around 700 UK companies.