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  • Europe shares close mostly up; Swiss stocks tumble Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 11:43 AM ET

    European equities were mostly higher on Friday, but Swiss stocks weighed on wider benchmarks.

  • Miners crash, Glencore at low as copper tumbles Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 11:48 AM ET

    Mining stocks sold off sharply on Wednesday, with Glencore falling to an all-time nadir, after copper plunged to a five-and-a half-year low.

  • A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, as traders weighed a better-than-expected trade report from the mainland and the continued fall in global oil markets.

  • Modi: India is on the brink of a 'quantum leap' Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 7:25 PM ET
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi promised to pursue predictable policies and ensure stable taxes, in a speech that sought to address concerns for foreign investors.

  • Asian equity markets raked in gains on Thursday, as the fall in oil prices abated, while a positive finish on Wall Street overnight lifted trading sentiment.

  • Asian shares mixed on global growth, oil concerns Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    A board of stock indicators shows upward momentum on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Asian stocks were mixed amid choppy trade on the first trading day of the week, as a raft of sluggish manufacturing surveys released across Europe and Asia over the past week curbed risk appetites.

  • On the first trading session of 2015, Asian equities were quiet on the back of a lack of foreign cues and economic data releases.

  • Europe stocks close mixed after Greece vote fails Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    European shares closed mixed on Monday, with Greece struck by renewed political uncertainty after its politicians failed to agree on a new president.

  • How China steel data masks scale of glut Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:33 PM ET
    Two employees tie up steel bars at a steel-making plant in Ganyu, China.

    China may be routinely underestimating its steel sector output, with official 2013 figures coming in 40 million tons below a key industry estimate.

  • The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian stocks pulled back sharply on Monday, as investors fretted about the relentless slide in energy prices and declining manufacturing sentiment in Japan. Also in focus was a hostage incident in Sydney.

  • Europe rallies after US jobs data, DAX closes up 2% Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    European shares closed sharply higher on Friday after the U.S. monthly jobs report showed the economy adding 321,000 jobs in November.

  • TORONTO, Dec 3- Rio Tinto Plc's re-commitment to diamonds with a $350 million Canadian mine expansion has highlighted the prospects for a handful of smaller players boasting one of the sector's rarest commodities- new mines. Global consumer demand for diamond jewelry is forecast to grow at 4 to 5 percent annually, to $31 billion in 2018 from $25 billion last year,...

  • Asian equity markets were mixed on Friday following weak economic data and as oil prices extended their slide.

  • Asia stocks mostly higher on US data; oil concerns weigh Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Asian equities rose on Wednesday following better-than-expected U.S. growth data but Japan underperformed on the back of a stronger currency.

  • Why a Glencore-Rio Tinto merger makes sense  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:25 PM ET

    Scott Philips, Advisor at The Motley Fool, says a merger between Rio Tinto and Glencore makes sense but warns that the deal will be riskier for Glencore.

  • Midday movers: Intel, Toyota, Petrobras & more Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:25 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Stocks surge as China central bank cuts rates Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 7:07 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Global equity markets jumped on Friday morning after the Chinese central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates to boost its flagging economic growth.

  • Nov 10- Last week's ousting of Mongolia's prime minister is likely to delay talks on resolving a long-running dispute over the huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in the mineral-rich country, joint-mine owner Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd said on Monday. Mongolia's parliament voted last week to remove Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag amid concerns about a...

  • TORONTO, Nov 10- Global mining companies stung by slumping commodity prices are looking forward to a modest consolation prize- weaker local currencies and falling oil prices that will help trim their costs. "It's definitely a silver lining," said Chris Mancini, analyst at Gabelli Gold Fund. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd, which produces two-thirds of its gold in Canada,...

  • Nov 7- Canada's Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd reported a lower third-quarter loss due to the start of sales from its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia and lower operating expenses. Net loss attributable to the company fell to $38.6 million, or 2 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from $94 million, or 9 cents per share, a year earlier.