Winners and losers of this year's FTSE quarterly reshuffles: Morrison, Worldpay and Hikma Pharmaceuticals

 
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WorldPay is expected to join the FTSE 100 (Source: Getty)

The FTSE index's last quarterly reshuffle of this year has rolled round, and it could conclude with a bang, as reports suggest embattled high street supermarket Morrison will be given the shove.

The other companies being moved to the FTSE 250 index are reportedly security firm G4S and engineering group Meggitt.

Worldpay, the payments firm that recently listed in London, financial services group Provident Financial, and Irish services firm DCC are reportedly going to be bumped up to the FTSE 100.

So which companies went where this year?

March:

In March, medical giant Hikma Pharmaceuticals made its way into the FTSE 100, while Tullow Oil dropped out of the blue-chip index.

AA, Imagination Technologies Group and Virgin Money entered the FTSE 250. Their rise came at the expense of embattled oil producer Afren, video game retailer Game Digital and high-tech manufacturer Oxford Instruments.

June:

This time, Morrisons managed to hold on to its listing in the FTSE 100, while power outsourcer Aggreko was given the boot.

Satellite maker Inmarsat will replace the company, which in recent months has been hit by the strength of the pound.

Meanwhile, a trio of challenger banks, including Aldermore, Onesavings and Shawbrook, were admitted into the FTSE 250 index, alongside newly-listed Auto Trader, John Laing, Wizz Air and Woodford.

Banknote printer De La Rue, Infinis Energy and Blackrock's World Mining Trust dropped out.

September:

Housebuilder Berkeley Group climbed into the FTSE 100, unseating engineering company Weir Group from the blue-chip index.

The FTSE 250 entrances were biopharmaceutical company Circassia, P2P Global Investments and cyber security giant Sophos. Meanwhile, marine engineers Fisher (James) & Sons, platinum producer Lonmin and electronics company Premier Farnell dropped out.

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