18:53 Jun. 26, 2016
Billionaire investor George Soros has warned that Britain's vote to leave EU makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible"
However, he called for thorough reconstruction of the EU in an attempt to save it.
Before Thursday's UK referendum, Mr Soros had warned of financial meltdown if Britain voted to leave.
In his latest comments, he said the effects of the decision would damage Britain.
"Britain eventually may or may not be relatively better off than other countries by leaving the EU, but its economy and people stand to suffer significantly in the short- to medium term," Soros wrote on the Project Syndicate website.
Mr Soros made huge profits in 1992's "Black Wednesday" by betting against the British pound as it crashed out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism.