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Asian shares mostly rise on a quiet Friday, with China's Shanghai Composite index edging up to its highest close since January 2008.
Norway's $900 billion sovereign fund was told to cut its exposure to the global coal industry and sell stakes in firms that focus on the sector.
Equity markets in Shanghai and Japan outperformed the region with marginal gains on Wednesday.
Stock markets in Asia mostly rise on Monday, with Tokyo and Shanghai scoring fresh multi-year highs.
As BHP Billiton's spin-off begins trading, investors are eyeing the battered mining sector for longer-term opportunities.
European shares closed higher on Monday after trading in and out of the red during the trading session, amid growing concerns about the future of cash-strapped Greece.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A new trading week ushered in another mixed trading session for Asia, as investors' confidence wavered following more below-view data from China.
BHP Billiton's spin-off South32 debuted near the bottom of expectations as investors awarded only a small premium to the new listing.
BHP Billiton, said it would slash its iron ore production cost further and cut spending to better withstand a downturn in commodity prices.
Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday, as investors weighed a raft of earnings and kept an eye on Australia's federal budget and Greece's debt crisis.
For too long, energy and base metals giants used their big diversified structures to bamboozle investors. That's all changing.
Asian stocks remained in the doldrums on Thursday, hit by a confluence of factors like a weaker finish on Wall Street overnight.
Newly formed mining and metals group South32 is open to acquisitions once it breaks from BHP Billiton, its CEO-elect Graham Kerr said on Wednesday.
U.K. equities closed higher on Friday, with the majority of European markets and many international markets closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Asian stocks ended mixed early Friday, pressured by a sell-off on Wall Street overnight and as investors reacted to a batch of economic data from Japan and China.
Asian markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors digested the raft of earnings due in the region and awaited the Federal Reserve's statement.
A rally in iron ore prices in recent weeks has put the sector back in bull market territory, but strategists warn that the upside may be short-lived.
China stocks soared to multi-year highs on Monday while caution over central bank meetings weighed on the rest of Asian indices.
European shares finished mixed on Wednesday, as investors digested a slew of earnings from European companies.