Trading momentum and deeper earnings analysis of some of the biggest mining stocks is now pointing to fresh support for the sector, as stocks surge 5%.
European markets finished in the red on Thursday, as a slump in health care stocks weighed on investors, despite a recovery in oil.
European equities finished with modest gains on Wednesday, as oil attempted a price recovery and a jump in banks and miners offset mixed earnings.
European markets posted strong gains on Tuesday as investors shrugged off a survey showing another slump in China's manufacturing sector.
European equities closed mostly higher on Monday as investors cheered on the jump in oil prices and mining stocks, and shook off China.
European markets finished sharply higher on Friday, buoyed by a rally in mining stocks and oil prices, on top of a positive set of company updates.
European equities closed sharply lower on Wednesday as oil prices and commodity stocks tumbled, while earnings failed to elevate sentiment.
A sharp decline in oil and metal prices dragged European equities deep into the red on Tuesday's close, as investors digested earnings and data.
European equities enjoyed an ebullient Monday, buoyed by a positive trend set in Asia and a rebound in commodity prices.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Monday as a rebound in commodity prices helped boost sentiment across global equity markets.
Europe finished mixed on Thursday as optimism on earnings, failed to completely offset turbulence surrounding various commodities.
A sharp fall in commodity prices has hit miners hard since last April. However, analysts are now suggesting there may be an opportunity in the long term.
European markets finished sharply higher on Wednesday as investors cheered the recovery in oil prices and mining stocks.
European markets closed mostly lower on Tuesday, as a decline in commodity prices and mixed earnings weighed.
Anglo American on Tuesday posted a full-year net loss and announced plans to sell assets as commodity prices slump.
Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, discusses the plans to sell its iron ore producer and says it will focus on diamonds, platinum and copper.
Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, says the mining company may need to sell off some of its businesses.
European markets extended gains to close higher Monday, thanks to remarks from ECB head Mario Draghi and a recovery in banks and commodities.
European markets finished sharply higher on Friday as crude oil prices and mining stocks rebounded.
European stocks slid to close sharply lower as investors remained pessimistic on global economic growth prospects.