Christine Lagarde says global growth forecast revised downward on Brexit

She made the comments at a briefing after meeting China`s Premier Li Keqiang and the head of the World Bank and other senior global economic officials.

Reuters| Updated: Jul 22, 2016, 10:06 AM IST

Beijing: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday Brexit meant the global growth forecast was revised down and that uncertainty from Britain`s decision to leave the European Union should be removed as soon as possible.

She made the comments at a briefing after meeting China`s Premier Li Keqiang and the head of the World Bank and other senior global economic officials.