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South Korean and Japanese traders sent shares rallying Tuesday as they returned from a long weekend while most other markets tacked on gains despite a soft lead from Wall Street.
The dollar built on its recovery against the yen Thursday on rekindled hopes for Donald Trump's tax plan but most Asian markets retreated on profit-taking following gains earlier in the week.
The dollar extended its gains on Thursday as strong US growth and jobs data helped traders move past North Korea's missile test but oil struggled as deadly storm Harvey batters the Gulf Coast.
Kenya plunged into a political crisis after the opposition rejected what it said were plans by the electoral commission to declare President Uhuru Kenyatta the victor in Tuesday’s election, calling it a “charade.”
Asian equities extended heavy losses Friday as a worldwide sell-off triggered by US President Donald Trump doubling down on his North Korea rhetoric showed no sign of abating.
The Nikkei slumped to its lowest close for almost three months Wednesday, leading an Asia-wide sell-off sparked by President Donald Trump's apocalyptic warning over North Korea's weapons programme.
The beleaguered dollar struggled to recover from a fresh slump Friday triggered by a report on the probe into alleged Russian interference in the US election.
EU leaders were set to agree Friday to start preparatory talks on the bloc's relationship with Britain after Brexit, offering some progress for embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to take back home.
The Fagge outpost of the Kano State Hisbah Board said it had received 328 cases in September , according to an official of the board, Alhaji Salisu Umar.
British police said Friday they are investigating crowd trouble at the previous evening's Europa League match at Goodison Park, during which an Everton fan holding a child appeared to strike a Lyon player.
The Police Command in Enugu State said about 850 of its personnel, personnel of sister security agencies as well as the staff of corporate bodies would on Oct.21 engage in monthly fitness exercise.
Leicester City caretaker manager Michael Appleton believes the owners of the former Premier League champions could face questions from players over Craig Shakespeare's sacking.
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it was looking for a new core investor to activate the Ajaokuta Steel Complex in Kogi State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Kingdom Summit 2017 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), blamed the Churches for not speaking against corruption.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on Thursday frustrated attempt made by the notorious kidnap kingpin’s lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, to adjourn Evans trial.
Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of trying to engineer "regime change" during its four-month blockade of its Gulf neighbour.
The Divisional Police Officer attached to the Sarkin Pawa Police Division in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Amos Ali, his orderly and four others have been kidnapped by gunmen.