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1 hr ago | The Age

'Bought on rumour, sold on fact'

Aus shares continue week's gains. BHP Billiton Limited unveils an annual profit jump and plans to create a new $15B spin off entity.

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5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Eyes on Glencore Cash After BHP Disappoints on Buyback

After a decade of explosive commodities price gains fueled by Chinese demand, mining companies are dealing with slower growth by spurning mergers and cutting costs.

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Related Topix: Mining, Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Asian Stocks Fall as BHP Billiton Drags Index Lower; QBE Surges

Asian stocks fell after valuations reached the highest level this year and as BHP Billiton Ltd. slumped, dragging materials shares to the largest decline on the regional gauge.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Financial Markets, Metals, QBE Insurance Group, Insurance, Science / Technology

Bloomberg

Dollar Gains Versus Emerging Currencies While BHP Slides

The dollar climbed against its Asian emerging-market peers and held gains against the euro before the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve 's last meeting.

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Business Journal

a BHP to spin off new metal and mining company

Energy and mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. will spin off its aluminum, manganese, nickel, silver and some of its coal operations into a new company, called only "NewCo" for now.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

AmericanBankingNews.com

BHP Billiton Limited Cut to Neutral at Citigroup Inc.

BHP Billiton Limited traded down 3.73% on Tuesday, hitting $70.045. The stock had a trading volume of 4,789,449 shares.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

BHP Billiton Limited Rating Lowered to Underperform at Credit Suisse

A number of other firms have also recently commented on BHP. Analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of BHP Billiton Limited from $72.00 to $74.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

TheStreet.com

Why BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Continues To Slide Today

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The Motley Fool

3 Reasons BHP Billiton Ltd Stock Could Fall

That's going to pay dividends over the long haul, but in the near term, economic growth and commodity prices are going to be a much bigger determinant of financial performance.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

Seeking Alpha

Wall Street Breakfast: BHP Billiton To Spin Off Assets

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West Australian

BHP unveils spin-off but disappoints with no buyback

Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie, in the top job for just over a year, said the move to simplify BHP to its "four pillars" of iron ore, copper, coal and petroleum would rev up growth in cash flow and boost returns.

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Live Charts

BHP to spin off non-core assets as annual profits rise - UPDATE

BHP also released its annual results for the year to 30 June, reporting a 10% improvement in underlying profits on the back of a "significant improvement in productivity".

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-BHP unveils spin-off as profit just misses forecasts

Top global miner BHP Billiton will spin off a roughly $14 billion company to shareholders, mostly offloading assets it acquired in its 2001 merger with Billiton, as it looks to focus on its strongest businesses.

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Bloomberg

BHP Says Spinoff Company to Include Aluminum, Manganese Units

BHP Billiton Ltd. , the world's biggest mining company, plans a spinoff of a company which will include assets from aluminum smelters to South African energy as it simplifies its operations.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

Australia shares gain 0.5 pct on strong earnings, miners up

Australian shares were steered higher by a batch of robust earnings results on Tuesday, with support also coming from gains in mining stocks and an upbeat session on Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, BHP Billiton, Metals, Mining

Bloomberg

Dockers Paid Like Bankers Risk Top Iron Ore Port Trade

Tugboat crews, including deckhands paid more than some New York bankers, are threatening to disrupt shipments from the world's biggest iron ore port as they negotiate for increased wages and improved conditions.

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Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Telecom Italia is preparing to offer up to 7 billion euros to outbid Spain's Telefonica in the race to acquire Vivendi's Brazilian broadband unit GVT, according to a Bloomberg report on Sunday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Investors BHP spin-off's mining cred

Key investors have questioned whether BHP's proposed spin-off will have sufficient mining expertise at the top.

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Related Topix: Mining, Australia, World News

Mydigitalfc.com

Indian learning solutions company opens office in Australia

An Indian education and training company has opened its Australian headquarters here as part of its expansion plan in the region.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Mining, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless

Sun Aug 17, 2014

International Business Times

New BHP Billiton $15B Spin-off Company for Unwanted Assets to Set Up HQ in Perth

BHP Billiton will open a new spin-off company worth $15 billion, with headquarters in Perth.

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Related Topix: Australia, Mining, World News, Energy, Oil & Gas, Woodside Petroleum

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