Asian markets retraced much of their early gains on Wednesday afternoon, with Chinese mainland markets dropping particularly sharply. » Read More
Trading momentum and deeper earnings analysis of some of the biggest mining stocks is now pointing to fresh support for the sector, as stocks surge 5%.
Markets in Asia registered gains for the week despite a tepid session on Friday that saw major indexes waver between positive and negative territory.
European markets finished in the red on Thursday, as a slump in health care stocks weighed on investors, despite a recovery in oil.
Hong Kong was the odd one out as markets across Asia gained on Thursday, following a slightly higher finish on Wall Street overnight.
Samarco has reached a deal with the Brazilian government that could cost it as much as $7.7 billion, the Financial Times reports.
Major Asian markets ended up Tuesday, digesting the PBOC's surprise cut to banks' reserve requirement and shrugging off fresh negative economic data.
Dividends have been a key focus for investors in the U.K. with companies deciding to slash, maintain or raise shareholder payouts.
Asian markets closed mostly higher Friday, with Japan extending gains, but some caution persisted after recent volatility.
Australia's South32 on Thursday reported a first-half loss of $1.7 billion, hurt by big writedowns for its manganese and energy coal businesses.
The Shanghai composite bucked a generally downward trend in Asia on Wednesday as major indexes in Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong were down.
A sharp decline in oil and metal prices dragged European equities deep into the red on Tuesday's close, as investors digested earnings and data.
Markets in Asia gave up early gains on Tuesday as the improved market sentiment which spurred a global rally Monday appeared to fade.
Fat Prophets' David Lennox says S&P will not downgrade BHP, which made improvements to its balance sheet such as cutting its dividends.
BHP Billiton should not pay dividends because it spends too much to keep operations going, says Nathan Bell from Peters MacGregor Capital Management.
Charts suggest Noble Group's stock price could fall further to $0.22-$0.23, says Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.
BHP has freed up a lot of capital for potential M&A as well as to better manage its debt, says Shaw and Partners' Peter O' Connor.
BHP Billiton slashed its interim dividend by 75%, cutting it for the first time since 1988 following a collapse in commodities prices.
Australia's new Trade Minister Steven Ciobo tells CNBC how Australia is positioning itself as an investment destination.
The market will like having clarify on BHP's dividend policy as well as the miner's reduced capex forecast, says Rob Brierley of Patersons Securities.
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