Why blue chips may not have peaked yet

Despite fears of waning investor sentiment since the EU referendum, the index has largely been pushed forward by a fall in the pound as many firms listed on it make their earnings overseas.

On Tuesday, in a red letter day for investors, the FTSE 100 passed the 7500 mark for the first time.It marked the climax of a strong run for the blue-chip index, which has gained around 2000 points in the past 15 months.Despite fears of waning investor sentiment since the EU referendum, the index has largely been pushed forward by a fall in the pound as many firms listed on it make their earnings overseas.  But as the UK continues to navigate its way through an increasingly aggressive mi...