• Why iron ore won’t rebound any time soon Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 10:53 PM ET
    Rail cars laden with iron ore arrive at the receiving facility at Fortescue Metals' Herb Elliott Port in Western Australia.

    Economists may teach that low prices and declining demand encourage producers to decrease supply, but the iron ore industry may have skipped class that day.

  • Commodity currencies face race to the bottom? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:56 PM ET

    Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as the Bank of Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank to follow suit.

  • Oil crash a saving grace for Australian miners Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    Times are tough for Australia's junior miners as plunging iron ore prices squeeze them out of the market, but oil's decline may provide respite.

  • China GDP to boost miners in the short term: Pro  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 9:32 PM ET

    John Wilson, Stock Broker at Morgans Financial, says Australia's mining stocks may get a leg-up from the better-than-expected Chinese GDP data, but iron ore prices will remain the determining factor in the long run.

  • O'Shaughnessy buying global value to beat market Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    Jim O'Shaughnessy, member of the "Squawk Box" inaugural Portfolio Challenge, believes time-tested fundamentals give some international stocks an edge.

  • Lower oil isn’t giving Asia markets wings Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 10:17 PM ET
    A station attendant refuels a moped at a fuel station on April 30, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

    Sharply lower oil prices are widely hailed as a positive for most Asian markets, but that hasn't slowed fund outflows or raised growth forecasts much.

  • Should yield chasers set their sights on Australia? Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Australia took a double-whammy from record-low interest rates and commodity-price drops, but the selloff has left its market attractive to yield chasers.

  • Australia retail sales rise modestly in November  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, outlines factors that may have tamed domestic spending in Australia, but says the data could be a pre-cursor to a better figure in December.

  • Here's Motley Fool's guide to playing markets  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:20 PM ET

    Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, advises investors to keep an eye on stocks with "free upside on higher interest rates", like Australian stock transfer company Computershare.

  • Signs of a recovery in iron ore?  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:31 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, outlines the "encouraging signs" which may help iron ore prices rally to $75 a tonne.

  • In 2015, these property sectors look promising  Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 10:21 PM ET

    Nicholas Holt, Head of Research for Asia Pacific at Knight Frank, expects Sydney and Tokyo's residential property markets to do well this year, while China's housing space will continue to struggle.

  • China seeks US deal to recover dirty assets Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    China is looking at signing an agreement with the U.S. to target assets illegally taken out of the mainland by corrupt officials amid a continuing anti-graft battle.

  • Cross Rate: What currency to watch in 2015?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Where are the commodity currencies heading over the next year? Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank seems confident that we should watch the "Aussie/Yen" in 2015.

  • What's good for the dollar is good for US tourists Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar's increased buying power has presented opportunities for Americans to jet off to more exotic places.

  • Extreme Sailing makes a splash on Sydney Harbour  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    The 8th Extreme Sailing series held the last leg of its world tour in Sydney last week. CNBC's Matthew Taylor got a taste of the action up close and personal.

  • Bad press mounts for Uber after rape allegations Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    Uber's in hot water again after new rape allegations. How can Uber make its $40 billion ride-sharing service safer?

  • Extremism rising and more vicious: Expert  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, discusses the increase in violent terrorist acts around the globe.

  • Sydney mayor: 'Siege won't change us'  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    Clover Moore, Mayor of Sydney, tells CNBC's Matthew Taylor that the honoring of hostages killed in the siege is "consoling" and Sydney remains as a "tolerant and inclusive" city after the tragedy.

  • Sydney won't be defeated by tragic event  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Sydney's Lord Major, Clover Moore says Australia will not be defeated by this hostage event. CNBC's Matt Taylor reports more on how Australia's public has coped.

  • Australian police could have done better: Expert  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 10:33 PM ET

    Ameer Ali, Former President of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, outlines what the Australian police have fallen short in doing while resolving the hostage incident in Sydney.