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After a most choppy session, Asian stocks closed lower on the first trading day of the week.
Australian miner Fortescue Metals Group said half-year net profit more than tripled to $1.7 billion, in line with market forecasts.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, explains how BHP Billiton's latest earnings reports confirms that the resources sector is recovering.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday with Japan hitting a one-week low while the rest of the region gained on higher-than-expected Chinese inflation.
Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 45 percent jump in second-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts.
Sam Walsh, CEO of Rio Tinto, discusses his company's quarterly results, which included a 15% increase in dividends, and weighs in on the state of gold prices.
Asian equity markets ended lower on Thursday due to profit-taking and as investors focused on regional earnings reports.
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.