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Ports in Australia's resource-rich Pilbara region stopped loading on Sunday as an intensifying tropical cyclone approached.
Asian stocks rose on Friday as Japan's Nikkei index logged a fresh six-year high on the back of a weak yen.
Asia stocks were mostly higher on Thursday after the Fed unveiled a cut in stimulus and vowed to keep rates low but China underperformed on liquidity fears.
Japanese stocks outperformed on Wednesday on hopes that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will unveil details on key reforms.
European equities closed lower on Tuesday as investors remained cautious over the timing of the Fed's reduction of its stimulus program.
Indian shares outperformed on Thursday while the rest of region declined on uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve may taper its stimulus program.
Japan's Nikkei rose to a new six-month peak on Tuesday thanks to supportive comments from the Bank of Japan.
Japanese shares outperformed on Thursday thanks to a weak yen while the rest of Asia fell on U.S. tapering fears.
Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday as a negative handover from Wall Street overshadowed remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Asian stocks tumbled on Friday as Wall Street's sell-off overshadowed upbeat Chinese trade data ahead of the US jobs report.
Asian stocks tracked their U.S. peers lower on Thursday following a slightly less dovish than expected tone from the Federal Reserve.
Asian stocks rallied on Monday following record highs on Wall Street late last week and as attention turned to the region's corporate earnings season.
A gloomy quarterly earnings report from Caterpillar should be treated as a warning sign for the global mining industry.
European shares closed higher following the latest U.S. jobs report.
Dominic Schneider, head of commodity research at UBS Wealth Management, explains that there will be a lot of supply coming into the metals market shortly -- which ought to push prices down.
Asian equities closed mixed in subdued trade on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the U.S. September jobs report.
BHP Billiton has outlined plans to exit a series of Indian oil and gas explorations projects after being hit by lengthy regulatory delays.
Asian equities rose on Monday after the S&P 500 hit a record high last week and as bets on extended U.S. monetary stimulus lifted risk appetite.
Asian stocks erased gains on Monday after the latest comments from U.S politicians showed no signs of progress to resolve the budget standoff.
Asia pared losses on Friday after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged and as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.