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IMF warns Brexit could spell disaster for fragile global economy

World body warns of financial fears in its World Economic Outlook

12th April, 2016
Cameron leaves Q&A session on Brexit at PricewaterhouseCoopers Pic: Getty

Britain's departure from the European Union could deal a hammer blow to the creaking international economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned today.

In a half-yearly assessment of the world economy – World Economic Outlook – the IMF singled out the June 23 referendum as a key risk alongside instability in China and other emerging markets, volatile share prices and a loss of long-term growth potential...

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