Os­borne says global econ­omy faces risks

The Pak Banker - - COMPANIES/BOSS -

Bri­tish fi­nance min­is­ter Ge­orge Os­borne said on Fri­day that risks to the global econ­omy are at their most height­ened since the fi­nan­cial cri­sis, mak­ing it the worst pos­si­ble time for Bri­tain to exit the Euro­pean Union. "With risks fac­ing global econ­omy most height­ened since crash, now would be worst time for UK to take gam­ble of EU exit," Os­borne said on Twit­ter. Os­borne is in Shang­hai at­tend­ing a meet­ing of fi­nance min­is­ters from the Group of 20 na­tions. Bri­tain is due to hold a ref­er­en­dum on its EU mem­ber­ship on June 23.

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