British EU exit turmoil alarms Asia, deepens party conflicts

June 26, 2016 1:25 PM

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LONDON/BEIJING Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea fretting over the risk to global financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.

In Britain, open conflict spread from the ruling Conservatives to the opposition, and senior Labour lawmakers attempted a coup against their leader after traditional supporters rejected the party's pro-EU stand in droves at Thursday's referendum.

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