U.K. equities closed higher on Friday, with the majority of European markets and many international markets closed for the Labor Day holiday.» Read More
Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday following a global rout but Shanghai bucked the trend after a week-long holiday.
Rio Tinto rejected a merger approach from smaller rival Glencore to create a $160 billion mining and trading giant in August.
It was a positive start to the week for stocks in Europe, although the German DAX pared gains following disappointing data from the country.
Asian equities were mixed on Monday in holiday-thinned trade following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report last week.
BHP Billiton's decision to reduce its production costs will weigh on iron ore prices moving forward, say Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO at CEF Holdings.
Asian stocks dropped on Thursday following a weak U.S. lead and continued unrest in Hong Kong, while investors await the European Central Bank's policy meeting.
Asian stocks were mixed on the first day of the fourth-quarter as investors focused on political unrest in Hong Kong and key Chinese data.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday amid caution over developments in Hong Kong and as investors focused on data in China and Japan.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Friday after Wall Street suffered its worst day in nearly two months.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Thursday following a rally in global markets amid hopes for additional monetary stimulus in China and Europe.
Mike Harrowell, Director, Resources Research at BBY, discusses the impact of falling iron ore prices on major miners like BHP Billiton.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday following Chinese factory data but trade was quiet with Japan shut for the Autumnal Equinox holiday.
Asian shares rose on Friday following liquidity boosting measures from China and after Scottish voters decided against independence.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday on speculation whether the U.S. Fed will maintain its dovish policy stance and following reports of Chinese stimulus.
Asian equity markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.
Asian equity markets were mixed on the final trading day of the week as investors avoided making aggressive bets before a key set of Chinese data over the weekend.
Asian indices traded mixed on Thursday, overlooking a positive handover from Wall Street.
Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Tuesday amid light volumes as markets in South Korea and Hong Kong were closed for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Asian stocks outside of Shanghai declined on Friday amid caution ahead of a key U.S. jobs report.
Asian equities finished mostly higher on Wednesday following stronger-than-expected economic data from China and Australia.