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Asian equities rose on Thursday after the Greek parliament voted in favor of a new bailout plan, but Chinese market volatility remained a worry.
Asian shares ended mixed on Tuesday as volatility returned to mainland markets and oil plunged following long-awaited deals in Greece and Iran.
Europe closed largely higher on Wednesday after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he had submitted reform proposals to creditors.
June 29- Former Xstrata boss Mick Davis' X2 Resources is in "serious" talks to purchase some of Rio Tinto Plc's Australian coal assets, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter. A sale of Rio's thermal coal assets in New South Wales would be the biggest divesture by the company under Chief Executive Sam Walsh, for the past two and a half...
European equities closed mostly higher on Friday despite the failure of euro zone finance ministers to reach a deal with Greece.
The world's biggest miners lost $156 billion of their combined market value last year, according to new data, and the losses could keep flowing.
Asian equity markets tide over a data-heavy Thursday with advances across the board.
MSCI's decision to delay the inclusion of China-listed shares in its emerging market index weighed on mainland markets on Wednesday.
Equity markets in Shanghai and Japan outperformed the region with marginal gains on Wednesday.
Stock markets in Asia mostly rise on Monday, with Tokyo and Shanghai scoring fresh multi-year highs.
Mongolia and Rio Tinto have reached an agreement paving the way for work to resume on a stalled $5 billion underground copper mine.
As BHP Billiton's spin-off begins trading, investors are eyeing the battered mining sector for longer-term opportunities.
A new trading week ushered in another mixed trading session for Asia, as investors' confidence wavered following more below-view data from China.
BHP Billiton's spin-off South32 debuted near the bottom of expectations as investors awarded only a small premium to the new listing.
BHP Billiton, said it would slash its iron ore production cost further and cut spending to better withstand a downturn in commodity prices.
Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday, as investors weighed a raft of earnings and kept an eye on Australia's federal budget and Greece's debt crisis.
Asian stocks mostly advanced on Monday as China rolled out its third interest rate cut since November.
U.K. equities closed higher on Friday, with the majority of European markets and many international markets closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Asian stocks ended mixed early Friday, pressured by a sell-off on Wall Street overnight and as investors reacted to a batch of economic data from Japan and China.
April 29- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, which is struggling to cope with oversupply in the iron ore market, blamed industry leaders BHP Billiton Ltd, Rio Tinto Plc and Vale SA for weak prices of the commodity. But Wolfe Research analyst Gordon Johnson said "the idea that someone is going to buy coal assets from Cliffs is highly unlikely," noting that the company has...