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These 8 British companies will get a huge boost from sterling's crash against the euro

On Tuesday, the FTSE 100 surged to its record high of 7,128 points, boosted massively by the crash in the pound that has seen Britain's currency fall more than 17% since the vote to leave the European Union. The index is full of mining companies, oil firms, and pharmaceutical giants that use the UK as a base but tend to denominate their assets in dollars. About 70% of the revenue of the companies that make up the FTSE 100 is derived from abroad, meaning they make more money when sterling is weak.
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