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26 min ago | Reuters

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday July 24

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening steady on Thursday, with futures on the index flat ahead of the cash market open.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Asian shares mostly higher with miners leading Australia

Australia''s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.6% as regional sentiment was helped by a positive session on Wall Street overnight.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, Housing

Seeking Alpha

Vale's Health: How One Symptom Caused A Fundamental Misdiagnosis

Less than a year back in Q3 2013 Vale had handily beaten earnings expectations " of 64 cents per [American Depositary Receipt] by 12.5%."

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report - Afternoon July 23, 2014

Today was a solid day for the markets and investors at last we saw the market putting some good ruins on the board and the ASX 200 hit a new 6 year high.

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Related Topix: Mining

Seeking Alpha

BHP Billiton: Winner Of Australia's Carbon Tax Repeal

BHP stands to gain about $77 million per year from repeal of Australian carbon tax worth about a total of $7 billion.

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Related Topix: Mining

The Washington Post

Port Hedland Deckhands Approve Strike Action a Second Time

Tugboat deckhands at Australia's Port Hedland approved industrial action for a second time this year amid a dispute over leave and wages, risking disruption to iron ore exports through the largest bulk export terminal.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Mining, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Times

Australia: Shares trade at new 6-year highs, miners strong

Blue chip stocks underpinned the market, with the 'Big Four' banks gaining ground and global miners rising as zinc hit a three-year high and aluminium touched a 16-month peak overnight.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining

Resource Investing News

2013 Top 10 Primary Silver Mines

Silver Investing News recently covered the world's top silver-producing companies and countries of 2013, and if there's one takeaway from those lists, it's that silver is usually produced as a by-product.

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Related Topix: Mining, Best of 2007, Publishing, News Corporation, BHP Billiton, World News, Mexico

The Washington Post

BHP Iron-Ore Output Rises 19% on Australia Growth Projects

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company, said fourth-quarter iron ore output gained 19 percent, beating analyst expectations, and flagged increased production this fiscal year after expanding mines.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals, Science / Technology

MarketWatch

BHP output trumps forecasts for fiscal year

BHP Billiton Ltd. exported more iron ore than expected from mines in Australia's northwest last fiscal year even after lifting guidance twice, as the world's largest mining company aimed to squeeze more from its operations.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals, Rio Tinto

International Business Times

BHP Billiton Goads Abbott Government to Also Repeal Mining Tax Law

Picture taken December 2, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray/Files Following the success of the Abbott government to repeal the carbon tax law, BHP Billiton is challenging the Coalition to also repeal another tax initiated by the past Labor government under former Prime Minister Ironically, BHP helped draft the law that created the minerals resource rent tax ... (more)

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Seeking Alpha

Itochu May Pause, But Has A Good Long-Term Model

As other companies get more proactive with share buybacks and return improvements, Itochu has lost some of its comparative luster.

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Related Topix: Mining, Life, Fruits, Food

The Washington Post

BHP, ArcelorMittal Said to Seek Liberian Export Route for Nimba

BHP Billiton Ltd. has made a joint application with ArcelorMittal to export iron ore from a project in Guinea through neighboring Liberia, according to people familiar with the plan.

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Related Topix: Mining, Liberia, World News, Africa, BHP Billiton, Metals, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report -Afternoon July 21, 2014

The volume was very light today and the public holiday in Pedestrians look at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mining, Newcrest Mining, Retail, Grocery, Woolworths

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

Ex-Santander executive to pay $1.9 mln for insider trading -SEC

A former Banco Santander SA executive will pay $1.92 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit accusing him of insider trading ahead of a proposed 2010 takeover of Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc by mining group BHP Billiton Ltd. The deal with Cedric CaA as Maillard, a former adviser to Banco Santander's chief executive, was disclosed on Friday by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Banking, Banco Santander Central Hispano SA, Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Global Mining Stocks Reach Highs On Chinese Growth

Global mining stocks could be set to resume a trend higher on the prospect of increased demand for commodities in China, which reported positive economic data on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Cleveland Cliffs, Metals

The Washington Post

Australia Scrapping Pollution Levy Marks First U-Turn on Climate

Australia's decision to repeal its levy limiting fossil-fuel pollution makes it the first nation to turn back from a market approach to fighting global warming.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Mining, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

BHP Urges India to Scale Back Mining

The head of the world's biggest mining company encouraged India to focus on upgrading crumbling infrastructure to receive commodity imports instead of aiming to boost its own production of the raw materials it needs for industrial expansion.

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Related Topix: Mining, BHP Billiton, Metals

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Advance for a Fourth Day Led by Materials

Asian stocks rose for a fourth day, with the regional benchmark index on course for the longest winning streak in more than a month, as material and industrial shares led the advance.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mining, RiskMetrics, MSCI

The Washington Post

Rio Tinto Iron-Ore Output Rises 11% on Australian Expansion

Rio Tinto Group said second-quarter iron-ore production increased 11 percent after the world's second-largest mining company expanded operations in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Related Topix: Rio Tinto Group, Mining, Metals, Science / Technology

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