IMF warns global economic stability at risk from no-deal Brexit

Annual report says ongoing uncertainty could adversely affect market confidence

A no-deal Brexit would send shockwaves through the global financial system and is one of the main risks to economic stability, the International Monetary Fund has warned.

Echoing concerns from the Bank of England earlier this week, the Washington-based organisation said the potential for millions of financial contracts between City banks and their counterparts across rest of Europe to collapse in the event of a no-deal Brexit was a major worry.

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