David Walker, Head of Equities Research at Stocks In Value, says Rio Tinto could reward investors with a stronger-than-expected dividend.
David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets ,expects the mining giant to post underlying full-year earnings in the range of $9.7 to $9.9 billion.
The emerging markets sell-off could boost mining companies, analysts said on Tuesday, ahead of earnings from some of the sector's biggest names.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday following last week's rally on Wall Street as investors brushed off a worse-than-expected U.S. jobs report.
Conflicts over the ownership of mining and energy resources could be a growing concern for investors in the natural resources sector.
Paul Gait, senior metals and mining research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses the companies to watch in the metals and mining space.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses what to expect from Rio Tinto and Glencore Xstrata's earnings.
Asian equity markets suffered heavy losses on Tuesday after weak economic data sparked fears of a slowing U.S. economy.
Asian equity markets stabilized on Tuesday following two straight sessions of sharp losses but caution prevailed ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Thursday but Japanese shares fell on a bout of profit-taking.
Ephrem Ravi, head of metals and mining sector at Barclays, comments on Rio Tinto's strong production numbers and advises being cautious on the stock due to the group's dependence on iron ore.
Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst, MineLife, analyses the factors that helped Rio Tinto accomplish a record fourth-quarter iron ore output.
Asian equity markets ended mixed on Friday following a weak trade report from China and as caution prevailed ahead of the U.S. jobs report.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's benchmark index outperforming its peers, which traded flat despite a positive global lead.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as weak U.S. economic data and caution ahead of this week's key risk events weighed on sentiment.
Chinese shares fell sharply on Monday after a report on the mainland's services sector, while profit-taking saw the Nikkei fall below 16,000 points.
Japanese equities rose to a new six-year closing high on it's final trading day of the year after dollar-yen hit new multi-year highs.
Ports in Australia's resource-rich Pilbara region stopped loading on Sunday as an intensifying tropical cyclone approached.
Asian stocks rose on Friday as Japan's Nikkei index logged a fresh six-year high on the back of a weak yen.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.