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Sterling Slump Means Costlier Commodities for Post-Brexit U.K.

  • Pound slumps to 31-year low after U.K. votes to leave EU
  • Energy, metals imports get more expensive; wheat exports gain

The collapse in the pound since U.K. voters chose to quit the European Union means more expensive imports of oil, natural gas and industrial metals, although some farmers and distillers may have cause to celebrate.

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