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Asia markets mostly up, North Korea missile fears ease

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.

Dollar extends gains on US tax hopes but Asia markets sink

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.

Dollar builds on gains as US data overshadow North Korea woes

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.

European stock markets rise at open

Europe’s main stock markets climbed at the start of trading on Thursday following gains in Tokyo and on Wall Street.

European stocks drop as North Korea fires missile

Europe’s main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Tuesday after nuclear-armed North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan.

Kenya’s Odinga to challenge Kenyatta’s victory in court

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.”

Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike

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.

Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike

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.

Dollar slumps on Russia probe report, Tokyo stocks slide

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.

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