FTSE - Financial Times Stock Exchange
Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange is a result of the joint venture between two groups of UK: the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange. FTSE Group is headquartered in London, England.
They are best known for FTSE 100, an index of 100 companies with highest market capitalization in the London Stock Exchange. There are several other FTSE indices, like FTSE 250, that cover smaller companies but more number of companies that indicates market conditions.