British EU vote causes alarm abroad as ripples spread

June 26, 2016 8:14 PM

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LONDON/BEIJING Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next.

The turmoil also caused alarm around the world; China's finance minister said fallout from Thursday's referendum "will cast a shadow over the global economy" while a senior official in Tokyo warned of the danger of "speculative, violent moves" in currencies.

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