Miners and big banks have weighed down the index at the start of Friday’s session, with the ASX200 dropping 0.3 per cent in the first 10 minutes of trading to sit at 7393. Iron ore dropped 5.8 per cent overnight to $US116.93 a tonne, and its impact was felt this morning with BHP starting the day 2.8 per cent lower at $37.35, while Rio Tinto lost 2.9 per cent to $94.00. Qantas says all employees will return in early December. Up go travel stocks. Watch this and much more.