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Australian miners shoveled record tonnages of iron ore in the December quarter, supported by billions of dollars worth of expansion plans coming on stream.
Australian iron ore mining seems immune from the spending crunch afflicting other commodities as a slowdown in Chinese growth cools a mining boom.
As Australian stocks power to fresh five-year highs, analysts say the country's benchmark index is set for further gains.
Asian shares retraced most of their early losses by midday Tuesday, even as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into its second week.
Asian stocks pared back some of their losses on Tuesday as investors continued to fret about the future of U.S. monetary stimulus among a lack of market catalysts.
Indian equities led the rest of Asia lower on the final trading day of the week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly raised its policy interest rate.
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Australia's corporate earnings season is over and the results have not been as bad as analysts feared, putting Aussie stocks on track and on a firmer note than their peers.
Top global miner BHP Billiton missed forecasts with a 30 percent drop in full-year profits, despite cutting costs in the face of falling commodity prices.
Graham Kerr, BHP Billiton CFO, breaks down the company's quarterly results, and reveals its cost-cutting plans and outlook on global energy.
Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays explains why BHP Billiton is still his top pick in the diversified metals space, even after a sharp rally in recent months.
BHP Billiton said U.S. authorities have laid out grounds for possible enforcement action against the top global miner for corrupt practices.
Global resource stocks have had a run-up in the recent weeks driven by signs of stabilization in China's economy, but questions are arising over the sustainability of this trend.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) holds its August policy meeting on Tuesday and is considered almost certain to cut rates a quarter point to 2.5 percent.
Asian stocks rallied on Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief that Chinese manufacturing activity didn't fall below market expectations in July.
Miner BHP Billiton's new boss is facing his biggest test as he weighs the fate of a $14 billion Canadian potash project just as the collapse of a dominant potash cartel.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
One energy-related stock is poised for growth, Jay Bowen of Bowen, Hanes & Co. says.
Vincent Pisani, Resource Research Analyst at Shaw Stockbroking says that incoming CEO Tom Mackenzie is more focused on ground-field expansion and that's good for BHP.