Sunday Jul 6
BHP has six bidders looking at Nickel West unit - report
Six potential bidders, including Dutch commodity trader Trafigura and Hong Kong-listed MMG Ltd, are looking at the books of BHP Billiton's Australian nickel unit, the Australian Financial Review reported on Sunday, without saying where it got the information.
Sydney Morning Herald
Zero tax bill on $15b income
Australia's largest coalminer, Glencore, paid almost zero tax over the past three years, despite income of $15 billion, as it radically reduced its tax exposure by taking large, unnecessarily expensive loans from its associates overseas.
Glencore converts tax flow into tiny trickle
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