Asia markets fell on Wednesday, with the Nikkei selling off on the back of another yen spike amid disappointment with the country's stimulus plan.
Rio Tinto may do more copper exploration as China moves toward a consumer-led economy, says Ayers Alliance Securities' CIO, Jonathan Barratt.
Better-than-expected iron ore prices this year will help Rio Tinto, says MineLife's senior resource analyst, Gavin Wendt.
Australia is set to take the spotlight this week, with its central bank set to meet, while companies in the country begin reporting their earnings.
The Nikkei rebounded from Tuesday's sell-off as most Asian markets waffled on Wednesday before key central bank decisions and major earnings reports.
Most Asia markets rose on Thursday, with Japanese shares advancing after reports suggested the government was preparing a sizable stimulus package.
Asia markets lost momentum on Wednesday, while Nintendo tumbled after reports the Japan launch of the highly popular "Pokemon Go" app was postponed.
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.