Omicron crypto explodes by 900% following Covid variant naming

Omicron Covid-19 Variant

Omicron (OMIC), an unsuspectingly named cryptocurrency, skyrocketed in value by 900 percent over this final weekend of November.

The relatively unknown crypto coincidentally shares a name with the new fast-spreading variant of Covid-19 that was discovered in South Africa.

The B.1.1.529 strain was named after the fifteenth letter of the Greek alphabet by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday 26.

Whilst leading currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum...