The head of the IMF called on Britain and the EU to “suppress uncertainty” after Brexit

The head of the IMF called on Britain and the EU to “suppress uncertainty” after Brexit


The international monetary Fund (IMF) urged Britain and the EU to act quickly and coherently to suppress the uncertainty prevailing over the consequences of Brexit. The statement of the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde sounded at a forum in Colorado, reports the Financial Times.

She stressed that the Fund “will continue to urge the parties involved to make this transition the most efficient, predictable way to reduce the level of uncertainty, which determines the level of risk that we face.”

Lagarde noted that the statements of the Conservative and labour parties of great Britain there was turmoil. EU leaders also spoke of a “mixed statements” about how should be the withdrawal of Britain from the block.

“At the moment, influential politicians, both in the UK and Europe, keep this level of uncertainty in their hands, and how they will act in the next few days, will set the direction of the risk,” she said. “We hear in the moment, and I’m not making the various statements that define a few different directions,” added Lagarde.

She added that the Friday after the referendum results on the markets were “rough and tough” movement. However, panic according to her, was not.

Earlier, representatives of the major European businesses surveyed by Reuters, said that the victory in the referendum in the UK supporters of leaving the EU means the beginning of a “period of uncertainty”, which may take several years.