China's benchmark Shanghai composite ended nearly 5 percent higher with gains accelerating in the final half-hour of trade.» Read More
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.
European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again and Fed Chair Janet Yellen spoke in Jackson Hole.
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Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at Mine Life, says the assets that were involved in the spinoff will transform from ugly ducklings to outperformers over the next 5 to 6 years.
Shares of mining giant BHP Billiton closed 4.9 percent lower in London on Tuesday after the group announced plans to spinoff businesses worth around $16 billion.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, boosted by easing tensions in Ukraine and stellar earnings reports.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, as global markets continued to rebound on waning Ukraine-Russia tensions.
Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it planned to create a new global metals and mining company based on a selection of its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets.
Ben Kumar, fund manager at 7 Investment Management, and Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, discuss the move by BHP Billiton to create a new global metals and mining company.
Glyn Lawcock, Managing Director of Resources Research at UBS, outlines his expectations for BHP Billiton which is set to announce its plans to spin off a range of non-core assets on Tuesday.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Investor, says markets seem more interested in the miner's move to spin off a range of mining assets to create a separately listed firm.
While BHP Billiton's decision to spin off a suite of assets is a "smart move", the value created for shareholders will be incremental, says Warren Gilman, Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings.
European stock markets closed down on Friday, on reports that Ukrainian troops had destroyed part of a military unit entering from Russia.
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