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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia said Wednesday its legislators have voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh's term by three months, just hours before his mandate was set to expire. The president-elect has vowed to take office regardless of whether Jammeh leaves. Amid the uncertainty, tourist evacuations began.
By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets steadied and the dollar recovered some ground on Wednesday after unease over how U.S. policy will develop under Donald Trump's presidency drove the currency to its weakest since early December. Traders in Asia said shares were helped by hopes that the concern about a stronger dollar expressed by the U.S. President-elect at the weekend would benefit emerging markets where companies have borrowed heavily in dollars. Energy and cyclical stocks gained the most.