IMF CHIEF WARNS OMICRON VARIANT COULD SLOW GLOBAL GROWTH

© Provided by Khaleej Times Reuters file The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 could slow the global economic recovery, just as the Delta strain did, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday.“A new variant that may spread very rapidly can dent confidence and in that sense, we are likely to see some downgrades of our October projections for global growth,” she said at a Reuter...

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