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BHP Billiton freezes pay for its executives and management team, as the downturn across the mining sector continues. The Financial Times reports.
Iron ore prices continue to drop, leaving investors with a key question: how much worse will things get before they improve?
Plans by top iron ore miners to knock out high-cost rivals with a flood of cheap ore have had some success, but are meeting resistance in China.
Stocks fall across the globe amid growth fears. Commodities and emerging markets are among the biggest losers.
The theory is that Alibaba is such a gigantic offering that it is reducing interest in other IPOs anywhere on or near the horizon.
SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Sept 5- Tests on samples of the same type of U.S. condensate now heading to South Korea and Japan have raised questions about the ultra-light crude's suitability for use in Asia, sources said, making some potential buyers wary about taking the oil.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Asian indices painted a mixed trading picture on Monday after a gathering of central bankers failed to give any clues about interest rates.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
Asian equities traded mixed on Monday as a cautious sentiment set in after fresh conflict in Ukraine at the weekend.
Investors will be looking at data due from Japan and China in the week ahead, for further cues on the health of Asia's two largest economies.
Most Asian equities traded higher on the last trading day of the week, taking cues from a firm finish on Wall Street overnight.
Rio Tinto said it was on track to produce 295 million tons of the steel-making material in 2014, up from 266 million last year.
European shares closed around the flatline on Thursday, paring earlier gains.
Blackstone exec Bruce Wrobel did well and wanted to do good—and that may have had tragic consequences.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart has secured $7.2 billion in debt for her Roy Hill iron ore mining project.
China posts the biggest drop in exports in four-and-a-half years and the biggest trade deficit in two years, weighing on stocks.