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Thursday Aug 21 | The Age
Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open, bolstered by Wall Street which advanced on a slew of positive economic data and corporate news.
BP PLC , ConocoPhillips , Chevron Corp. , BHP Billiton Ltd. and Venari Resources LLC were the most active bidders in the lease sale that drew high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore of Texas.
BHP Billiton Limited announced a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, August 20th, Analyst RN reports.
Aus shares continue week's gains. BHP Billiton Limited unveils an annual profit jump and plans to create a new $15B spin off entity.
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.
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.
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.
BHP Billiton Ltd. , the world's biggest mining company, said prospective partners for its proposed Jansen potash mine in Canada may be deterred by current market conditions for the crop nutrient.
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.
BHP Billiton Ltd. announced what's poised to be the biggest spinoff in the mining industry, separating aluminum, coal and silver assets to create a company valued at about $15 billion after it begins trading next year.
PLC's full-year earnings announcement on Tuesday. But investors seem to have decided the results weren't worth waiting for.
U.K. stocks pared their advance in the final hour of trading, leaving the FTSE 100 Index little changed, after Ukraine said its troops attacked a Russian military convoy.
Energy and mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. announced Aug. 15 that its "preferred option" is to spin off some of its non-core assets into a new company.
Transnet SOC Ltd. plans to almost double capacity on its South African iron-ore rail line as the state-owned operator looks beyond a slump in prices for the steelmaking ingredient and bets miners will raise production.
BHP Billiton Ltd. said it favors spinning off a range of mining assets to focus more on commodities such as iron ore, a move that could create a separately listed company valued at more than $8 billion.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:14 pm
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