Data flurry as Omicron shakes sentiment

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Financial markets were shaken by the news of the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus which sent shockwaves across the globe. Volatility spiked and risk-sensitive assets fell, while investors sought safety in safe-haven assets. While markets and economists digest the potential implications of this, find out the impact of the recent Delta lockdowns from the September quarterly economic results that many initially feared would be severe.

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