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Market Watch
BHP Billiton disputes $1 billion tax billSYDNEY--BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP.AU) said Australia's tax office has sought 1 bil
BHP Billiton disputes $1 billion tax bill
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
SYDNEY--BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP.AU) said Australia's tax office has sought 1 billion Australian dollars (US$756 million) in additional taxes, as well as interest and penalties, from the mining company in a dispute over the price at which it sold... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Stocks Rising as Earnings Falltonne a few years ago, to less than US$60 a tonne. It has had a big impact on
Stocks Rising as Earnings Fall
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 7 days ago
tonne a few years ago, to less than US$60 a tonne. It has had a big impact on the profitability of the big Aussie miners. BHP Billiton Ltd [ASX:BHP] recently reported a US$6.4 billion loss. Rio Tinto Ltd [ASX:RIO] recently reported a US$866... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks, US Futures Rebound As Oil Rises, Dollar Drops0.3 percent. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index climbed 0.9% after its biggest weekly
Global Stocks, US Futures Rebound As Oil Rises, Dollar Drops
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
0.3 percent. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index climbed 0.9% after its biggest weekly slide in three months. Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. rose at least 2.8 percent, contributing the most to gains among miners. Total SA and BP Plc were among... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Dow Futures Slide Over 100 Points Despite Fed's Dovish Relent; Oil Drops On IEA Pessimismshares attractive. A gauge of miners fell for a fourth day, the longest losing
Dow Futures Slide Over 100 Points Despite Fed's Dovish Relent; Oil Drops On IEA Pessimism
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
shares attractive. A gauge of miners fell for a fourth day, the longest losing streak since June. Anglo American Plc and BHP Billiton Ltd. dropped at least 1.2 percent. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index was largely unchanged, erasing gains of as much... Read more
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14d
Swissinfo
Big Miners Need Better Plan for Growth Riddle in Top Buyer Chinahas backed away from its forecast that the nation’s steel output will rise thro
Big Miners Need Better Plan for Growth Riddle in Top Buyer China
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
has backed away from its forecast that the nation’s steel output will rise through 2030 to peak at about one billion tons. BHP Billiton Ltd.’s top economist said this month iron ore exporters have been caught out by higher prices, while Glencore... Read more
14d
Manila Bulletin
Vedanta Wins Cairn Nod for BHP-Style Resources ConglomerateResources Conglomerate Vedanta Ltd.’s plan to create an Indian resources heavy
Vedanta Wins Cairn Nod for BHP-Style Resources Conglomerate
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Resources Conglomerate Vedanta Ltd.’s plan to create an Indian resources heavyweight to compete with the likes of BHP Billiton Ltd. got a boost Monday after shareholders in its oil unit, Cairn India Ltd., agreed to a proposal to combine... Read more
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Business Standard India
Minority shareholders give nod to Cairn-Vedanta mergerannounced in June 2015 and the deal to create India’s largest diversified natur
Minority shareholders give nod to Cairn-Vedanta merger
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
announced in June 2015 and the deal to create India’s largest diversified natural resources firm, which could compete with BHP Billiton Ltd and Vale SA, was to close in March this year. But winning over half of the minority shareholders including... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Biggest commodity surprise of 2016 is a windfall for miners9.5 per cent on Thursday, the most since at least 2013. At current prices, that
Biggest commodity surprise of 2016 is a windfall for miners
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
9.5 per cent on Thursday, the most since at least 2013. At current prices, that would add almost $5-billion (U.S.) to BHP Billiton Ltd.’s underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization in the year ending June 30,... Read more
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22d
Market Watch
Woodside to buy half of BHP's assets in gas fieldMELBOURNE, Australia--Woodside Petroleum Ltd. (WPL.AU) has agreed to a deal to
Woodside to buy half of BHP's assets in gas field
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
MELBOURNE, Australia--Woodside Petroleum Ltd. (WPL.AU) has agreed to a deal to buy half of BHP Billiton Ltd.'s (BHP.AU) Scarborough natural-gas assets in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia. The energy company said Monday it will pay... Read more
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24d
The Globe and Mail
Market correction forecasts mount, alluring pharma stocks, and the end of safe dividend-paying sectorsdeal. Specifically: Did the company’s compensation programs incentivize its lea
Market correction forecasts mount, alluring pharma stocks, and the end of safe dividend-paying sectors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
deal. Specifically: Did the company’s compensation programs incentivize its leaders to push back against a 2010 offer from BHP Billiton Ltd. that now looks like a missed opportunity? And, by contrast, does Potash Corp.’s new pay mix make an Agrium... Read more
24d
Market Watch
BHP chief economist sees China fixing debt strainBHP Billiton Ltd.'s chief economist said China is well placed to fix its debt p
BHP chief economist sees China fixing debt strain
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
BHP Billiton Ltd.'s chief economist said China is well placed to fix its debt problem, which some fear will be a huge strain on the world's No. 2 economy. Though bank debt is substantial, it is concentrated within state-owned enterprises and local... Read more
27d
Market Watch
BHP Billiton withholds bonus of CEO MackenzieLONDON--The board of BHP Billiton Ltd. scrapped the annual bonus of Chief Execu
BHP Billiton withholds bonus of CEO Mackenzie
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
LONDON--The board of BHP Billiton Ltd. scrapped the annual bonus of Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie after a burst dam in Brazil killed dozens of people and contributed to the company's worst annual loss, the company said Tuesday. Other senior... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
No quick end to potash doldrums in Saskatchewan as capacity ramps upgiant Vale SA stopped development of its $3.5-billion (Canadian) potash mine ne
No quick end to potash doldrums in Saskatchewan as capacity ramps up
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
giant Vale SA stopped development of its $3.5-billion (Canadian) potash mine near Kronau, Sask. Australian heavyweight BHP Billiton Ltd. has also cut back staff and development spending at its massive Jansen potash project, with no clear... Read more
27d
Market Watch
BHP Billiton scraps CEO's bonusLONDON -- BHP Billiton Ltd.'s board has scrapped Chief Executive Andrew Mackenz
BHP Billiton scraps CEO's bonus
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
LONDON -- BHP Billiton Ltd.'s board has scrapped Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie's bonus after a mining-dam failure in Brazil killed 19 people and contributed to the company's worst annual loss ever, the company said Tuesday. The bonuses of other... Read more

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