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The euro extended losses in Asian trade Tuesday as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone.
Asian markets mostly fell with Wall Street while the dollar extended gains Wednesday as US interest rate worries resurfaced, while investors were also given a spook by North Korea's threat to pull out of a historic summit over US demands.
Oil prices surged more than two percent in Asia on Wednesday after Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, fuelling fresh geopolitical uncertainty.
Asian markets fell on Friday, tracking another retreat on Wall Street as attention turns to the release of key US jobs data later in the day and high-level China-US trade talks in Beijing.
The dollar on Wednesday maintained most of its recent gains ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy announcement, while Asian equity markets struggled as investors returned from public holidays across the region.
President Donald Trump is poised to unveil sanctions against China on Thursday for the "theft" of US intellectual property, fueling fears of a trade war as Beijing vowed to retaliate.
The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.
The Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce Wednesday the first of at least three interest rate hikes this year as the central bank works to head off inflation.
The Federal Reserve was set to begin its two-day policy meeting Tuesday which is expected to produce the first of at least three increases in the key interest rate this year.
The British pound recovered Friday from weakness prompted by a Russian decision to expel British diplomats, as the world rallied in support for London in a crisis sparked by the poisoning of a double agent, analysts said.
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South Korea on Monday began two days of war games to practise defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coast — against an unlikely attack by Japan.
A former governor of Kaduna State and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has said that he was ready for the 2019 presidential race.
W. Stuart Symington, United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria, has been slated for honour on June 29 by the grassroots Orientation Emancipation International, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).
A former governor of old Enugu State and ex-national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Okwesilieze Nwodo, has declared Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as “the best performing Governor in Nigeria”.
The Spanish king’s brother-in-law was jailed Monday after losing an appeal against a graft conviction, the prison authorities said.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria will transform to major driver of global growth with its pool of vibrant, energetic youths and government’s repositioning policies.
African champions Super Falcons of Nigeria have qualified for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana after thrashing Gambia 6-0 in the second leg of their play-off tie at the Agege Stadium on Monday.
England attacking midfielder, Dele Alli, has promised not to fall foul of new FIFA regulations introduced for the World Cup, which allow referees to punish players retrospectively for infringements during a match.
Since 1993, June 12 has been more than just a date in the calendar for Nigerians. For many, it became a symbol of how the military government crushed long-held hopes of a return to civilian rule.
Eleven CAF member associations were among the countries which did not support Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup during the voting process on Wednesday in Moscow.