Last updated: May 31, 2010 10:37 am

FTSE 100: How the share index has changed

The FTSE 100 index has become less and less of a weather vane for the British economy over the years as more and more foreign-based companies have listed on the exchange.

But the exchange’s relatively flexible approach to corporate governance has seen fluctuation in the growth of each sector.

Our interactive graphic shows how the FTSE 100 index has changed by market capitalsation since 1984.

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Video: Adam Jones on the ‘internationalisation’ of FTSE 100

Notes: FTSE 100 data as of:
April 1984 | April 6 1995 | April 3 2000 | April 4 2005 | May 28 2010

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