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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.
Campbell Dawson, Director at Elstree Investment Management, tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Rio Tinto is good value at the moment.
Asia stocks were mostly higher on Thursday after the Fed unveiled a cut in stimulus and vowed to keep rates low but China underperformed on liquidity fears.
Australian iron ore mining seems immune from the spending crunch afflicting other commodities as a slowdown in Chinese growth cools a mining boom.
Japanese stocks outperformed on Wednesday on hopes that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will unveil details on key reforms.
Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday on speculation that the Federal Reserve could pull back on its stimulus program soon.
Indian shares outperformed on Thursday while the rest of region declined on uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve may taper its stimulus program.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a tepid Wall Street open on Tuesday, as caution set in ahead of Friday's non-farm payrolls jobs report.
Japan's Nikkei rose to a new six-month peak on Tuesday thanks to supportive comments from the Bank of Japan.
Asian equity markets were mostly lower on Friday as investors engaged in profit-taking in the absence of a lead from Wall Street.
European equities closed higher on Thursday on euro zone data and a positive handover from Wall Street boosting investor sentiment.
Asian shares were mixed in rangebound trade on Tuesday as investors await new catalysts to direct sentiment.
Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday as a negative handover from Wall Street overshadowed remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Asian stocks tumbled on Friday as Wall Street's sell-off overshadowed upbeat Chinese trade data ahead of the US jobs report.
Asian stocks tracked their U.S. peers lower on Thursday following a slightly less dovish than expected tone from the Federal Reserve.
Asian stocks widened their pace of losses on Tuesday following a mixed batch of earnings and ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting.
Asian stocks rallied on Monday following record highs on Wall Street late last week and as attention turned to the region's corporate earnings season.