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  • Major Asian markets fall as oil slump, data weigh Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 2:14 AM ET

    Asian equities closed in the red on Tuesday after oil prices fell more than 5 percent overnight.

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 7- A deadly dam burst at a Brazilian iron ore mine has triggered a civil lawsuit seeking 20 billion reais in environmental and property damages from mine operator Samarco and its owners, BHP Billiton Ltd and Vale SA, Vale said in a securities filing on Monday. The National Humanitarian Society has filed the lawsuit before a federal judge in Rio de...

  • Asian markets close mixed, economic data eyed Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 2:12 AM ET

    Asian stocks lost much of their gains from the morning session to close mixed on Monday, as investors eye a host of economic data due this week.

  • LONDON, Dec 4- Brazil's Vale SA said on Friday that it plans to sell its 11 remaining Valemax iron ore carriers and lease them back in transactions that could raise $1.1 billion. Vale has been selling its part of the world's 35- vessel Valemax fleet for about $110 million each, Luciano Siani, chief financial officer of Rio de Janeiro- based Vale told investors at a...

  • Australia, Japan stocks at 3-week low as ECB weighs Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 2:04 AM ET

    Asian equities slumped to three-week lows Friday, following a global sell-off overnight as investors digested comments from the Fed and ECB.

  • Asian markets close mixed after oil prices bounce Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 2:07 AM ET

    Asian stocks trimmed losses Thursday as oil prices bounced from an over three month low, but mood remained cautious ahead of economic events overseas.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 2- Brazil's attorney general has asked the supreme court to uphold the closure of Brazilian mining company Vale SA's Onça Puma nickel mine for allegedly failing to meet the terms of its environmental license, the prosecutor said on Wednesday. Located in Brazil's Amazon region, Onça Puma produced 5,900 tonnes of nickel in the third quarter,...

  • Chinese stocks rally on mortgage tax break rumors Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 3:17 AM ET

    Chinese markets closed higher on Wednesday on the back of rumors of an upcoming incentive to boost China's property market.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 1- Brazil's Vale SA said November's deadly mining disaster could cost it at least $443 million, but it was too early to put a price tag on what it expects to be a long clean-up from the pollution spilled in the dam burst. Chief Executive Officer Murilo Ferreira said environmental recovery from the disaster on Nov. 5 at the Samarco joint venture co-owned...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 1- Brazil's Vale SA said November's deadly mining disaster could cost it at least $443 million, but said it was too early to put a price tag on what it expects to be a long clean-up from the pollution spilled in the dam burst. Chief Executive Officer Murilo Ferreira said environmental recovery from the disaster on Nov. 5 at the Samarco joint venture...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 1- Brazil's Vale SA prepared investors on Tuesday for a difficult 2016, unveiling a plan that includes about $6 billion in capital investment cuts and $443 million in expected costs to clean up a November mine disaster. CEO Murilo Ferreira said environmental recovery from last month's dam burst at the Samarco joint venture co-owned with BHP...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Dec 1- Brazil's Vale SA prepared investors for a difficult 2016 on Tuesday, unveiling a plan that includes about $6 billion in capital investment cuts and $443 million in expected costs to clean up a November mine disaster. Ahead of the Rio de Janeiro- based mining company's annual "Vale Day" event in New York later Tuesday, Chief Executive...

  • Early movers: AMZN, ALL, YUM, JNJ, T, CC & more Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 7:55 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Wall Street enters make-or-break final month of 2015 Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher opening on Wall Street this morning on the first day of December, after November managed to eke out a second consecutive month of gains.

  • Asian equities close higher; Nikkei hits 20,000 Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 2:05 AM ET

    Asian markets closed mostly in positive territory as investors shrugged off a lower finish on Wall Street and a miss on China PMI.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 30- Brazil filed a lawsuit on Monday against two of the world's largest mining companies for 20 billion Brazilian reais to clean up what it says was its worst environmental disaster, caused by the collapse of a tailings dam. The governments of Brazil and those of two states hit by the damburst sued iron ore operator Samarco and its co-owners, the...

  • BRASILIA, Nov 30- Brazil filed a lawsuit on Monday against two of the world's largest mining companies for 20 billion Brazilian reais to clean up what it says was its worst environmental disaster, caused by the collapse of a tailings dam. The governments of Brazil and those of two states hit by the damburst sued iron ore operator Samarco and its co-owners, the...

  • Early movers: WMT, LULU, AEO, LGF, SPLS, FB & more Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 7:56 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Wall Street may post 6th positive month of 2015 Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 7:03 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were higher on this last day of November, with the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq looking to chalk up their 6th positive month of 2015 with one month to go.

  • Asian equities close mixed; late rally from China Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 6:18 AM ET

    Asian equities closed mostly in the red on Monday as investors remained cautious following a mixed performance from Wall Street.