Monthly indicators from the U.S. and China alongside central bank decisions in Australia and Japan are some of this week's key events, reports CNBC's Pauline Chiou.» Read More
A man boarding a train at a station in Western Australia loses his footing and slips between the platform and the train. Dozens of passengers rush to help tilt the train carriage to free the man's leg.
Nev Power, CEO at Fortescue Metals, says cost-savings are a key focus going forward. He also discusses how the sector is now better adapted to volatility in iron ore prices.
Morgan Ball, MD at BC Iron, describes how the miner manages its operating costs amid declining iron ore prices.
Ken Brinsden, CEO of Atlas Iron, says the new mine in Western Australia is an exciting development as it will be the firm's largest asset thus far.
Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO of Independence Group, says the firm's diversified portfolio in various metals helps it to cope with the volatility in commodity prices.
Ross Smyth-Kirk, Chairman of Kingsgate Consolidated, discusses the importance of having cost-cutting measures in the Australian mining industry.
Ever wonder what Western Australia was like during the 1890s gold rush? CNBC's Matthew Taylor travels back in time to Kalgoorlie.
Mervyn King, Former Governor of Bank of England, says fears of a hard landing in China are overblown. He later explains why the upcoming asset quality review is the last chance for European banks.
Mark Bennett, Managing Director & CEO of Sirius Resources, discusses the firm's Nova nickel-copper discovery in Western Australia's Fraser Range and outlines its development plans.
Bill Beament, Managing Director, Northern Star Resources, discusses its decision to purchase two mines from Barrick Gold early this year.
David Hand, Managing Director at Newport Consulting, discusses the findings of its survey which reveal that the outlook from senior executives in Australia's mining sector is at a five-year low.
Four groups are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, experts say, while the downing of a Malaysian plane has complicated Putin's plans in the country.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue, describes how Australia will benefit from the scrapping of the carbon tax. He also explains why iron ore prices will stabilize in the months ahead.
John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric, describes why the firm is pushing for infrastructure investment and how governments can facilitate a conducive environment for businesses.
Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says it is important for the country to maintain strong relationships with all of its Asian trading partners, including China, Japan and South Korea.
Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says the B20 meeting hopes to propose strategies that will help the G-20 achieve its agenda of boosting world growth
Donald Williams, CIO of Platypus Asset Management, says a "sweet deal" for Country Road and the potential of losing $50 million make it unlikely for Solomon Lew to derail the merger proposal.
Australia may lose 50,000 to 75,000 jobs with the end of the mining boom, says Justin Fabo, Economist at ANZ. But he says it's not a cause for concern as other sectors will pick up the slack.
While its economy is tied to China, Australia identifies more with the West in terms of culture, says Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management.
Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, highlights similarities between Japan and Australia and what that means for their stance on China.