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Yesterday | MarketWatch

Australia stocks retreat, with Leighton hit over results

A loss for London-traded copper helped send BHP Billiton Ltd. by 0.9%, while rising geopolitical troubles in Ukraine and Gaza drove gold prices higher, which in turn sent Newcrest Mining Ltd. retreated 3.5% after posting a 20% drop in first-half net profit, compared to a year earlier.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Metals, Newcrest Mining

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report -Afternoon July 22, 2014

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Metals, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce

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

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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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Rio's Walsh Sees Iron Ore Trading Around $100 as Profit Gains

Rio Tinto Group, the world's second- biggest mining company, sees iron ore prices trading close to current levels, favoring the lowest cost producer as increased output improves profitability.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bloomberg

Dominion Diamond Sees Further Gains at Arctic Gem Mine

Dominion Diamond Corp. is proving it can operate a diamond mine in the harsh Arctic conditions of Canada 's remote Northwest Territories after selling the luxury Harry Winston jewelry brand last year.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks inch higher ahead of data

A positive lead from the U.S. market and some gains for commodities helped support the market, though trading was reportedly cautious ahead of data later in the day, including Australian unemployment numbers and the Chinese trade account.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks fall despite commodity-price gains

Despite a 0.6% advance for spot iron-ore prices and sizeable gains for copper, zinc and other metals, the crucial mining shares traded mostly lower, with BHP Billiton Ltd. and China's Baosteel Resources said they would make a bid for the less than 10% of the company they don't yet own, as required by Australian law.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

MarketWatch

Australia stocks start lower, with Qantas selling down

Among the decliners: BHP Billiton Ltd. down 3.8% after a more-than-1-percentage-point drop in its May load factor, with passenger growth flat.

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