Iron ore miners Rio Tinto and Fortescue released diverging quarterly production guidance, even as China's demand continued to support prices.
Iron ore miner BHP Billiton signaled budding signs of recovery in the long downtrodden commodities market.
Most Asia markets finished higher on Friday, as investors weighed price increases in China and the possibility of a Fed hike later in the year.
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Asia markets traded mostly lower on Wednesday, tracking U.S. losses, as uncertainty over central banks' next moves spurred jitters.
Asian stocks were mixed Thursday, with traders on the sidelines ahead of Janet Yellen's Friday speech, as Chinese markets fell on liquidity concerns.
Investors face another busy week in Asia, with important Chinese economic data, Australian earnings and key central bank decisions due.
Asia markets advanced on Thursday, with Japanese shares gaining on the back of a relatively weaker yen.
Annalisa Jeffries of Platts notes that strong Chinese demand has led to a turnaround for the commodity.
Rio Tinto may have presented a subdued global outlook, but it still boasts solid growth projects, according to Rob Brierley of Patersons Securities.
Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO of Rio Tinto, puts the company's latest earnings results into context and says the miner's net debt has fallen.
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.
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Tribeca Investment Partners' Sean Fenton says the major commodity producers have been prioritizing keeping costs and capital expenditure low.