China's benchmark Shanghai composite ended nearly 5 percent higher with gains accelerating in the final half-hour of trade.» Read More
Glencore has posted a 29 percent fall in first-half earnings on sliding metal and oil prices.
European equities ended sharply lower on Wednesday as a yuan-related selloff in Asian stocks weighed on investor sentiment.
Asian equities headed further south on Wednesday, as the People's Bank of China allowed the yuan to extend sharp losses for the second straight day.
Asina equities mostly erased early gains to end in negative territory on Tuesday, after the People's Bank of China allowed its currency to depreciate.
European stocks traded largely lower on Thursday, as crude prices hit fresh lows and the Bank of England held its key interest rate unchanged.
Asian stocks outside Japan declined on Thursday, as weaker oil prices and expectations of a U.S. rate hike in September curbed risk appetite.
Chief executive Sam Walsh called the result "robust" given the tough operating environment the company faced over the period.
The Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum kicked off in Kalgoorlie on Monday with talk centered on shrinking market caps, cost cuts and consolidation.
U.S. steel companies in June had filed a complaint with the U.S. government over cheaper imports of corrosion-resistant steel from China, India, Italy, South Korea and Taiwan, kicking off a process that could end in import duties. Cliffs has taken a hit from weak prices for iron ore, caused by excess supply from major iron ore miners such as Vale SA, Rio Tinto Plc and BHP...
European equity markets closed lower on Wednesday, as U.S. technology earnings disappointed.
Europe finished higher on Thursday after Greece's parliament approved Prime Minister Tsipras' reforms plan and the ECB extended its emergency funding.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Rio Tinto Thursday posted a sharp rise in second quarter iron ore output from a year ago as it battled to maintain its top market position in China.
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.