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  • Asia Stocks End Mixed; Nikkei Drops Over 1% Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:23 AM ET

    Japan's Nikkei extended losses on Friday on news that a conservative may be the leading candidate to head the Bank of Japan while Australian and South Korean shares ended a range-bound session relatively flat, weighed down by weak euro zone growth.

  • Miners to Lead the Aussie Market   Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:45 PM ET
    Miners to Lead the Aussie Market: Portfolio Manager

    Chris Stott, Portfolio Manager at Wilson Asset Management says diversified miners will lead the rally on the Australian market this year. He adds that Rio Tinto is a turnaround story, and a good way to play the mining cycle over the next 12 months.

  • Stocks End Flat Despite M&A Deals; EU Worries Weigh Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks finished flat after hugging the flatline for most of the session in lackluster trading Thursday, as disappointing economic data from the euro zone overshadowed optimism over an upbeat jobless claims report and a flurry of M&A announcements.

  • Why You Should Buy Rio Tinto at $64 a Share   Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    Why You Should Buy Rio Tinto at $64: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin discusses if Rio Tinto's cost-cuts are achievable. He explains why $64 and below is a good buying point for Rio's stock.

  • U.S. stock index futures shaved some losses Thursday after a better-than-expected jobless claims report and a batch of M&A announcements, but a disappointing reading on the European economy put a damper on gains.

  • Rio Tinto Posts Annual Loss; New CEO Vows to Cut Costs Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Rio Tinto's new chief flagged he would slash costs, spend capital more carefully and focus on shareholder value after the world's no.3 miner reported a $3 billion loss, its first ever full-year loss.

  • Rio Tinto to Aggressively Reduce Costs: CEO   Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:05 AM ET
    Rio Tinto to Aggressively Reduce Costs: CEO

    Sam Walsh, CEO of Rio Tinto, tells CNBC that the company plans to embark on aggressive cost cutting measures, aiming to reduce its total costs by $5 billion by the end of 2014

  • Sydney Hits 4-Year High; Asia Risk Appetite Up Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 5:01 AM ET

    Asian stock markets climbed higher on Thursday led by Australian shares, which hit a four-year high on strong corporate earnings. Risk sentiment was also boosted by firm gains in Japan and Hong Kong ahead of a weekend meeting of G20 central bank officials.

  • Rio Tinto Is in an 'Identity Crisis': Pro   Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:15 PM ET
    Rio Tinto is in an Identity Crisis: Pro

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings explains why he thinks that Rio Tinto is in an identity crisis. He further discusses his short and long term calls for the stock.

  • Headwinds That Will Hurt Rio Tinto Earnings   Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 5:30 PM ET
     Headwinds That Will Hurt Rio Tinto Earnings

    Mark Taylor, Senior Resources Analyst, Morningstar explains how declining commodity prices and the Australian dollar's safe haven status will lower Rio's earnings.

  • Argentina's Sovereign Debt Woes - Not An Isolated Story

    Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global says countries with high levels of sovereign debt is an ongoing story. He says Argentina may not be the only country trying to find ways to lessen its debt burden.

  • Money to Flow Into Iron Ore Sector   Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:40 PM ET
    Money to Flow Into Iron Ore Sector: Portfolio Manager

    Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says money could start flowing into the iron ore sector in the short term, as companies continue to work on cost reductions.

  • European Shares Stagger After Weak UK and US Data Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 5:53 AM ET

    European shares slipped on Friday as disappointing economic data in the UK and U.S. dampened sentiment.

  • Asia Advances on Firm China, US Data; BOJ Eyed Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 5:07 AM ET

    Asian shares ended higher on Friday as encouraging data from the United States and China boosted prospects for the global economy, while the yen hit new lows ahead of next week's Bank of Japan meeting. Both Tokyo and Hong Kong stock markets surged to multi-month highs on the upbeat sentiment.

  • China Growth Bodes Well for Commodities: Expert   Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    China Growth Bodes Well for Commodities: Expert

    Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings, tells CNBC that China's fourth quarter growth is wind at the back of commodities, setting the trend for 2013.

  • Management Shakeup Good for Rio Tinto: Strategist   Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 12:25 AM ET
    Management Shakeup Good for Rio Tinto: Strategist

    Bhaskar Laxminarayan, Chief Investment Officer of Bank Pictet & Cie, Asia comments on Rio Tinto's management reshuffle, but adds that he is not very positive on the materials sector because of tepid rebound of Chinese economy.

  • Top shareholders in crisis-hit Rio Tinto have identified an unusual scapegoat for the hapless takeovers that triggered the company's eye-watering $14 billion writedown - each other.

  • Rio Tinto's New Chief to Turn Company Around?   Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    Rio Tinto's New Chief to Turn Company Around?

    Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says Rio Tinto remains a takeover target but he thinks new CEO Sam Walsh can turn the company around.

  • Banks Up Price Targets on Rio Tinto   Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Banks Up Price Targets on Rio Tinto

    Paul Renken, senior geologist at VSA Capital, explains why investment banks are upping their price targets on Rio Tinto after the new CEO announcement.

  • Retailers Help European Shares Edge Up on Sales Boost Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday afternoon after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data.