2 December 2021 - Omnicron in the US | Lynas Surging Global markets were mixed overnight, with US markets (S&P500 -1.2%) ending the session down after after initially trading up. Early in the session risk sentiment turned positive following str8ing economic data and as the WHO said vaccines will probably protect against new variants However gains were pared & faded from intra-day highs as CDC confirmed first case of Omicron in US. Investor sentiment took a hit as an omnicron case was detected in San Francisco, showing markets are still nervous around the uncertainty over the new strain. Most sectors were caught in the sell off with travel stocks hit hard. The US ISM Manufacturing Index edged up to 61.1 in November from 60.8 in October and private payrolls increased by a better than expected 534,000 in November, with the solid economic data supporting the Fed's hawkish view.  European Markets (Stoxx 60...