UK moves to plan B, this includes more mask mandates, working from home & vaccine passports for big venues.
OPEC Secretary-General Barkindo: Higher prices, market imbalances and shortages are affecting the energy markets.
Pfizer and BioNTech: Three vaccine doses neutralize omicron variant - WSJ $PFE (indexes strengthened)
UK Interest Rate Futures show a 45% chance of a 15 basis point rise in BoE rates in December, compared to a 57% chance earlier on Wednesday.
Potential Plan B COVID restrictions could be implemented in the UK with an 85% chance according to various sources. (Sterling, FTSE 100 and UK gilt yields weakened)
Further COVID restrictions in the United Kingdom will be revealed very soon - FT & Sources