What is the FTSE 100?
The FTSE or Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, also known as the Footsie, tracks the 100 largest stocks on the London Stock Exchange by market cap.
Why buy FTSE 100 futures?
You can buy FTSE 100 futures to gain exposure to the London Stock Exchange without buying individual stocks.
How much do FTSE 100 futures cost?
You will pay 10 pounds times the value of the index for each futures contract.