UK stockmarkets The FTSE 100 is set for a makeover with an influx of new tech stocks The FTSE 100 – the dullest index in the world – is about to reinvent itself as a host of new firms list on the market. FTSE 100: could do with a little sprucing up © Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty Images Anyone who invests in the FTSE 100 will have to get used to some new names over the coming year. The world’s dullest major index is about to get a tech makeover, with a series of floats of high-tech, internet-based companies. […] Checkout, the payments-processing start-up that is one of the most impressive tech firms in the UK, hit a $15bn valuation on its latest fundraising and is likely to look to list its shares soon. […] Once a couple of major internet start-ups list, sparking the excitement that goes along with that, and so long as a few fortunes are minted, it will set an example that many others will want to follow.
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