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blue chip

a gambling chip with the highest value
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The blue-chip index, which earns more than two-thirds of its profits abroad, gave up 0.1 per cent to close at 7,089.58 points.
All players needed to do was play and let the blue-chip backed Western win.
The blue-chip SOFIX index gained 0.04% to 640.46 points.
The blue-chip index added 0.4% on Tuesday, with Ferguson up 4% and Sainsbury's gaining 3.3% after a broker "buy" recommendation.
Multinational blue-chip stocks suffer when the pound rises because their overseas earnings are hit by a less favourable currency translation.
For France, we include the CAC40 as the blue-chip index and the two indices, CAC Next 20 and CAC Mid 60, which we aggregate to a combined mid-cap index.
That was followed by a rollercoaster year, in which the blue-chip index hit a six-year low in March before measures from governments and central banks helped restore confidence.
Britain's blue-chip stocks have gained despite ferocious turbulence on the financial markets, although the top flight is still 22% lower than at the start of the decade, when the Footsie stood at a record 6930.
The investors expressed disappointment over slow third-quarter earnings in the blue-chip firms.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 blue-chip issues surged 126.81 points, or 0.95 percent, from last Friday to 13,535.43, ending above the 13,500 line for the first time since June 21.
All of these elements have led the city to attract many other high-profile, blue-chip companies.