A NEW study has revealed that BAE Systems has the most searched stock on the FTSE 100 of 2023 so far.

BAE Systems, which is constructing nuclear submarines in Barrow, tops the list for the most searched FTSE 100 stock of 2023 with an average of 961,349 monthly searches in the UK. 

The company's stock has experienced a large increase in price since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began in February 2022.

It is up more than 17 per cent this year.

Investing comparison website Investing Reviews analysed Google search data for the stocks of each FTSE 100 company by combining each company’s stock code alongside various stock related terms to determine which stock has been the most searched of 2023 so far.

JD Sports was the second most-searched company.