FT 30

The FT 30 Index (non- FTSE 30 ) is a British stock index, which tracks the performance of 30 companies from different industries outside the financial sector. Was initiated by the index of the Financial News, a predecessor of the Financial Times newspaper. It was calculated for the first time on 1 July 1935, the name FN Ordinary Index, making it the oldest British stock market index and one of the oldest stock market barometer at all. As a new British indices were introduced in the 1960s, the attention 100 index fell in 1984 for the FT 30 with the launch of the FTSE, the index lost more and more important. In contrast to other stock indices by a panel of editors, as well as financial and statistical experts from the Financial Times determined by the composition of the index.

Companies in the FT 30

Originally, the following companies were listed in the FT 30:

  • Associated Portland Cement
  • Austin Motor Company
  • Bass Brewery
  • Bolsover Colliery Company
  • Callender's Cable & Construction Company
  • Coats PLC
  • Courtaulds
  • Distillers Company
  • Dorman Long
  • Dunlop Rubber
  • Murex
  • Patons and Baldwins
  • Pinchin Johnson & Associates
  • Rolls- Royce
  • Turner & Newall
  • United Steel Companies
  • Vickers - Armstrongs
  • Watney Combe & Reid
  • Woolworths Group

The FT 30 is currently composed of the following values ​​(as of March 6, 2010).

  • Tesco
  • Vodafone
  • Wolseley
  • WPP

More FTSE indices

  • FTSE 100 Index
  • FTSE 250 Index
  • FTSE 350 Index
  • FTSE / Athex 20
  • FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI
  • FTSE / JSE All Share Index