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China's benchmark index shot up to a seven-week high on Monday, boosting Asian stocks across the board on optimism that the world's second-largest economy may be stabilizing, but Japan bucked the trend after weak growth data.
European shares closed higher on Friday, boosted by mining stocks which received a lift from broadly positive Chinese data, as well as a strong performance from European bank stocks.
China's benchmark index outperformed Asia on Friday to end the week in positive territory after a raft of economic data painted an upbeat picture of the world's second largest economy.
European shares closed higher on Thursday following better-than-expected trade numbers from China, signaling tentative signs of an economic recovery.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says strength of iron ore and Chinese steel production is encouraging Rio Tinto investors.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, tells CNBC that mining company Rio Tinto has shown a comfortable set of numbers.
Japan's benchmark index suffered a second consecutive steep fall on Thursday after the previous day's 4 percent tumble as the yen rose, while the rest of Asia ended mixed following China's upbeat trade figures.
Global miner Rio Tinto signaled it has given up hope of ditching its Pacific Aluminium business, as it reported an 18 percent drop in first-half underlying earnings.
Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at MineLife, explains his forecast for underlying first-half earnings of $4.3 billion.
Harry Adams, Managing Director at EMED Mining, discusses the firm's project to redevelop Rio Tinto's Spanish copper mine at the second day of the annual Diggers & Dealers conference.
Belgian drugmaker UCB has been visited by Chinese authorities as the country widens investigations into bribery by drugmakers, following allegations against GlaxoSmithKline.
Vincent Pisani, Resource Research Analyst at Shaw Stockbroking says that incoming CEO Tom Mackenzie is more focused on ground-field expansion and that's good for BHP.
Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS, comments on Rio Tinto's quarterly results and how the slowdown in China will affect iron ore pricing.
Japan's benchmark index hit a new seven-week high on Tuesday as it resumed trade after being shut for a long weekend but the rest of Asian stocks traded cautiously on worries over global economic growth.
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, discusses the mining sector and expects the large companies at the bottom of the cost curve to see some strong profits.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, explains why he has a hold recommendation on global miner Rio Tinto.
European shares closed higher on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief following the release of second-quarter Chinese growth data.
China's export figures are not good news for GDP figures, which will be released on Sunday night.
We are hearing the usual chorus of complaints at the start of earnings season, that profits look anemic, but data suggests things may not be that bad.
First copper exports from Rio Tinto's $6.6 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia may start early next month after incumbent Tsakhia Elbegdorj secured a second four-year term.