List of blue chip compaines in the UK

UK blue chips compose the FTSE 100 Index (Financial Times Stock Exchange Index), which is a share index of the 100 most highly capitalised UK companies, that are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

London Stock Exchange market capitalization was $3.6 trillion as of December, 2013.

FTSE index graph

Top 10 FTSE companies by market capitalisation

As in December 2008.

Rank Company Capitalisation (£m)
1 Royal Dutch Shell 134,376.32
2 BP 116,722.52
3 HSBC 99,573.75
4 Vodafone Group 98,837.71
5 GlaxoSmithKline 71,305.15
6 Rio Tinto Group[3] 53,249.29
7 Royal Bank of Scotland Group 44,741.32
8 Anglo American 40,826.49
9 British American Tobacco 40,264.60
10 BG Group 38,663.88