Live updates: What you need to know about the Omicron wave today

Live updates: What you need to know about the Omicron wave today

Omicron’s rapid spread is bringing new restrictions and concerns daily. Get the latest news here…

Yen wallows as Omicron fears subside and rate hikes loom

Yen wallows as Omicron fears subside and rate hikes loom

SYDNEY — The yen was pinned near a five-year low on the dollar on Wednesday and nursing losses on other crosses as traders wagered the Bank of Japan would lag a looming wave of global policy tightening as inflation gallops ahead around the world. The yen tumbled through support around 115.50 per dollar on Tuesday…

Omicron Spells Bad News for the Pound

Omicron Spells Bad News for the Pound

Bloomberg) — There’s trouble brewing for the pound as the U.K. tightens its coronavirus restrictions once again. Sterling is heading for its first yearly loss since 2018 as Prime Minister Boris Johnson advises people to work from home to help curb the spread of the omicron variant…

Omicron variant likely to usher growth downgrades

Omicron variant likely to usher growth downgrades

Omicron variant likely to usher growth downgrades – IMF’s Georgieva