Stock markets in Asia mostly rise on Monday, with Tokyo and Shanghai scoring fresh multi-year highs.» Read More
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Thursday, as euro zone finance ministers failed to reach a deal with Greece, while losses in oil prices overnight compounded the depressed sentiment.
European equities closed lower Monday as concerns over Greece's bailout program continue.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Monday, as a weak trade report from China over the weekend, along with a selloff in U.S. shares, depressed sentiment.
European equities were higher on Tuesday with a rally in the energy and basic resources sectors helping to push markets higher.
India's plans to attract foreign investment and technology to its coal sector are getting a cool response from some miners and trading houses.
Asian equity markets posted an upbeat performance on Friday, after the European Central Bank unleashed a massive stimulus package to resuscitate the euro zone.
BHP Billiton said it would cut its spending on shale drilling as it looks to meet its promise not to reduce dividends amid commodity price crashes.
European equities closed in positive territory on Tuesday amid speculation that the ECB will announce a full-scale bond-buying program on Thursday.
Asian stock markets traded higher late Tuesday, with sentiment supported by China's fourth quarter gross domestic product which beat expectations.
European equities closed largely higher on Monday, as investors look ahead to Thursday's European Central Bank meeting.
European equities were mostly higher on Friday, but Swiss stocks weighed on wider benchmarks.
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.
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.
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 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.
European shares closed mixed on Monday, with Greece struck by renewed political uncertainty after its politicians failed to agree on a new president.
China may be routinely underestimating its steel sector output, with official 2013 figures coming in 40 million tons below a key industry estimate.