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Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says Rio Tinto has been "ramping up" production in iron ore, the biggest part of its business.
Even as Australia’s mining sector struggles with a slowdown in China, analysts polled by CNBC still think there are some some diamonds in the rough.
The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Wednesday, rebounding after the previous day's losses, on hopes of fresh stimulus measures in Europe and China.
Asian equity markets rebounded on Friday after better than expected U.S data restored confidence in the economic recovery.
Asian equity markets rose on Tuesday, stabilizing after recent volatility, as the implementation of sanctions on Russia lifted global risk appetite.
Michael Gable, Managing Director at Fairmont Equities, says Australian mining stocks are likely to head further south in the short-term.
European stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as as the crisis in Ukraine curbed enthusiasm for riskier assets.
Dale Gillham, Chief Market Analyst at Wealth Within, explains why weakness in the majority of Australia's resource shares is 'not a big issue.'
China posts the biggest drop in exports in four-and-a-half years and the biggest trade deficit in two years, weighing on stocks.
European shares closed lower lower on Monday with basic resources stocks weighing heavily on bourses after weak data from China.
David Walker, Senior Equities Analyst at StocksInValue, explains why Australia's benchmark S&P ASX 200 index failed to get any boost from recent raft of positive economic data.
Asian equities recovered modestly on Tuesday, from an acute selloff seen in the previous session fueled by brewing instability in Ukraine.
Few bright sparks could be found in dour Asian stock markets on Monday.
After a most choppy session, Asian stocks closed lower on the first trading day of the week.
Australian miner Fortescue Metals Group said half-year net profit more than tripled to $1.7 billion, in line with market forecasts.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, explains how BHP Billiton's latest earnings reports confirms that the resources sector is recovering.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday with Japan hitting a one-week low while the rest of the region gained on higher-than-expected Chinese inflation.
Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 45 percent jump in second-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts.