Tribeca Investment Partners' Sean Fenton says the major commodity producers have been prioritizing keeping costs and capital expenditure low.
Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with the Nikkei climbing despite heavily weighted SoftBank tumbling after its $32 billion bid for a chip firm.
Rio Tinto has cut costs, hiked productivity and made technological gains at several of its operations, says Martin Place Securities' Barry Dawes.
Markets in Asia traded mostly up on Monday, ahead of a relatively data-light week in the region, shrugging off the failed military coup in Turkey.
Asia markets advanced on Wednesday, extending a global rally amid expectations of further Japan stimulus and easing of political concerns in the U.K.
New Rio Tinto chief Jean-Sébastien Jacques will have a good starting point after Sam Walsh's stewardship, says Patersons Securities' Rob Brierley.
Markets in Asia closed mixed on Thursday, as investors remained on edge ahead of the U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union (EU).
Asia markets stumbled on Friday, as a stronger dollar weighed on commodity prices, while Japan's benchmark government bond yield hit a record low.
Asia markets were mostly lower on Thursday, as a weaker dollar weighed the Nikkei and South Korean stocks failed to get a boost from a surprise rate cut.
Asia markets ended up on Tuesday, taking a generally positive view of comments from Yellen and from central bank calls in Australia and India.
Asian markets closed mixed Monday, with Japan shares falling, as a disappointing U.S. jobs report weakened the dollar and boosted regional currencies.
Asian markets fell on Tuesday, led by declines in Japan and China, as investors await further cues from the Fed ahead of its June policy meeting.
Asian markets ended mostly higher Monday, as traders digested the slew of Chinese economic data released at the weekend.
Markets in Asia retreated further on Friday, with Japanese stocks coming under pressure from fresh strength in the yen against the dollar.
Asia markets wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday, as the yen nudged higher against the dollar and oil prices retreated.
Asia markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with the Japanese benchmark index leading gains in the region.
Asia markets closed lower on Wednesday, ahead of key central bank decisions from the Fed and the Bank of Japan this week.
European equities finished mixed as investors digested a whole raft of new earnings, ahead of a number of important central bank meetings this week.
Asia finished mixed on Tuesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of major central bank monetary policy decisions due later in the week.
Asia markets finished mixed on the final trading day of the week, with major indexes in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong eking out weekly gains.