China's Shanghai Composite index finished in negative turf late Wednesday, as investor confidence remained frail.» Read More
*New South Wales minister wants to change mining approval policy. SYDNEY, July 7- The Australian state of New South Wales has proposed changing its mining approval process to give greater consideration to environmental concerns, potentially threatening a colliery expansion planned by mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd.. Alan Leslie, spokesperson for the Bulga...
SYDNEY, July 7- The Australian state of New South Wales has proposed changing its mining approval process to give greater consideration to environmental concerns, potentially threatening a colliery expansion planned by mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd.. The NSW Minerals Council said in a statement that the government had chosen "what it believes is the easy...
China was the lone bright star in Asia on Monday, after a 'No' vote in Greece ignited a wave of risk aversion.
Stock markets in China extended their selloff on Friday following news that securities regulators are investigating suspected market manipulation.
June 26- Mining firm Rio Tinto Ltd has pledged to invest at least $250 million to $300 million in the construction of the underground section of the massive Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia this year, Mongolia's prime minister said on Friday. The second phase of construction at the mine is expected to begin this year, Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg...
China's Shanghai Composite index crashed more than 7 percent on Friday, chalking up its worst single-day loss since January 19.
Asian equities mostly advanced on Monday after Greek Prime Minister made a new offer of reforms over the weekend.
Mainland shares suffered a steep correction on Friday, underperforming other regional bourses which followed Wall Street higher.
Chinese stocks crumbled under the weight of IPOs on Thursday, while a dovish Federal Reserve did little to help sentiment.
Asian shares mostly rise on a quiet Friday, with China's Shanghai Composite index edging up to its highest close since January 2008.
June 11- Rio Tinto Ltd said it was assessing an about $300 million non-cash impairment charge related to its shareholding in Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. Uranium prices plunged after the March 2011 meltdown at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. Rio Tinto also said it would assist ERA in funding the rehabilitation program at the Ranger mine near Kakadu...
Asian equity markets tide over a data-heavy Thursday with advances across the board.
Stock markets in China rode out a volatile session to settle at new seven-year peaks on Friday, while other bourses in the region nursed modest losses.
A majority of Asia's stock markets fell on Wednesday, as upbeat economic data in the region failed to boost trading sentiment.
As regional bourses stumbled on the back of a slew of central bank decisions, Shanghai stocks outperformed on Tuesday.
Shanghai shares hogged the spotlight on Friday, as the key Shanghai Composite index extended losses, while Japan was the "quiet achiever" for the day.
Mainland markets were the biggest losers in the region on Thursday, as fears over tighter requirements on margin financing ignited risk-off sentiment.
The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.
China's equity markets stood out amid mixed trading in the region on Thursday, as investors bet on further economic stimulus from Beijing.
Asian equities traded mixed on Thursday, with Sydney and Tokyo coming under pressure as their local currencies strengthened against the greenback.