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  • Asian stocks kicked off the week on a positive note, as an interest rate cut in China on Saturday offset a weaker finish on Wall Street last week.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26- Shares in Brazil's Vale SA plunged 5 percent on Thursday as the miner posted full-year net income well below analyst forecasts due to a weaker iron ore price and Brazilian currency. The halving of iron ore prices has hit the world's largest producer of the steelmaking ingredient as increased output from Australia coincided with slower...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26- Brazilian miner Vale SA posted full-year net income of $657 million on Thursday, well below analyst forecasts, hurt by weakness in iron ore prices and in Brazil's real currency versus the dollar. Despite record production of iron ore and nickel last year, the dramatic fall in profits and cash flow is increasing pressure on Vale to sell assets...

  • The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, as a rebound in crude oil prices brought mixed blessings, while speculation that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will cut rates today continued to buoy Australian equities.

  • Corporate earnings balance sheet

    Asian equities outside China traded higher on Friday, following a halt in the sell-off in energy markets and as traders digest the raft of earnings releases in Tokyo and Seoul.

  • Asian shares hit fresh highs on Tuesday, as investors deemed a Greek exit from the euro zone unlikely.

  • Why iron ore won’t rebound any time soon Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 10:53 PM ET
    Rail cars laden with iron ore arrive at the receiving facility at Fortescue Metals' Herb Elliott Port in Western Australia.

    Economists may teach that low prices and declining demand encourage producers to decrease supply, but the iron ore industry may have skipped class that day.

  • BHP Billiton slashes shale drilling amid oil crash Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:48 PM ET

    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.

  • Oil crash a saving grace for Australian miners Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    Times are tough for Australia's junior miners as plunging iron ore prices squeeze them out of the market, but oil's decline may provide respite.

  • Asian stocks rise after China GDP beats estimate Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 2:35 AM ET
    Chinese stock investors gather at a securities firm in China's Anhui province on January 7, 2015.

    Asian stock markets traded higher late Tuesday, with sentiment supported by China's fourth quarter gross domestic product which beat expectations.

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 12- Rio Tinto Ltd expects to start exporting Australian uranium to India in the next two years, its chief executive said, as soon as safeguards are in place to restrict its use to power generation. Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott sealed a deal in September for Australia to sell India uranium, in a show of international acceptance...

  • Should yield chasers set their sights on Australia? Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Australia took a double-whammy from record-low interest rates and commodity-price drops, but the selloff has left its market attractive to yield chasers.

  • 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.

  • Oil's slump, poor Japan data spook Asian shares Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    Asian bourses slid again on Thursday, as falling oil prices and a worse-than-expected machinery orders report from Japan reinforced jitters about a sluggish global economy

  • Cramer Remix: The best stocks to own now Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    It’s this stock, and its partner in crime, that "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer believes are heading higher.

  • Cramer: Cut the line on bottom fishing! Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    Jim Cramer has seen a hideous return for bottom fish stocks. Here are the stocks he considers to be the top fish for the year.

  • Asian shares turned mixed after China, Japan data Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian equity markets were mixed, as traders reacted to key economic data from Japan and China. Declining commodity prices also weighed on resource-heavy bourses in the region.

  • Asian indices mixed on Japan woes; FOMC minutes eyed Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass before a share prices board in Tokyo on November 17, 2014. Japan's share prices fell 453.18 points to close at 17,037.65 points at the morning session of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, after official data showed Japan's economy surprisingly slumped into a recession.

    Trading was mixed in Asia on Wednesday, as sentiment turned cautious amid concerns over the health of Japan - the world's third largest economy - and ahead of the release of the U.S. Federal Reserves' meeting minutes.

  • Asian bourses turned mixed late Tuesday, with Sydney and mainland indices under-performing on the back of a steeper-than-expected fall in China's new home prices.

  • Iron ore to suffer another double-digit dive in 2015 Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:00 PM ET

    Iron ore prices have dived this year and there's no respite ahead for the metal, according to Citi, which forecasts double-digit declines in 2015.