Monthly development of the FTSE 100 Index 2015-2021

At the end of January 2021, the capital return value of the FTSE 100 index was 6,407.5. This is slightly lower than the previous month, and much lower than the value of 7,542.4 recorded at the end of December 2019.

On the 12th of March 2020, amid the escalating crisis surrounding the coronavirus and fears of a global recession, the FTSE 100 suffered the second largest one day crash in its history and the biggest since the 1987 market crash. On a month end basis, the FTSE 100 has fluctuated during 2020.

Monthly closing of the FTSE 100 Index (capital return) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) from January 2015 to January 2021

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United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2015 to January 2021

Supplementary notes

Closing month-end prices of capital returns of FTSE 100 Index.

The FTSE 100 Index is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization, it remains one of the most widely used stock indices and is regarded as a gauge of business prosperity in the United Kingdom.

Index base date: January 3, 1984
Index base level: 1,000 points

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