News: BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.N)

BHP.N on New York Stock Exchange

59.14USD
24 Oct 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.39 (+0.66%)
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$58.75
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Tue, Oct 21 2014

Australia shares climb for seventh session, BHP underpins resources

* ASX 200 gains for seventh session, longest winning streak since July

Australia shares rise 1 pct on recovery in resources, BHP, Rio climb

SYDNEY, Oct 14 - Australian shares rose 1 percent on Tuesday, underpinned by a recovery in the resources sector as iron ore, copper and other base metals rebounded, though a survey showing a dip in business conditions curtailed buying.

UPDATE 2-BHP considers London listing for new company

* Listing in London would be standard, rather than premium (Adds shareholders comment)

Australia shares reverse early losses to end higher, BHP slumps

SYDNEY, Aug 20 - Australian shares reversed early losses on Wednesday to edge higher as investors dumped shares of BHP Billiton after the global miner missed earnings expectations, though an upbeat finish on Wall Street helped boost the market.

Australia shares dip as investors dump BHP on spin-off fears

* ASX 200 dips 0.1 percent, BHP posts biggest one-day fall since March on spin-off fears, missed expectations

BHP announces spin-off plan, no share buyback for now

MELBOURNE/LONDON - The world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, announced plans to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion, most of them acquired in a 2001 merger, to focus on its most profitable activities. | Video

UPDATE 4-BHP announces spin-off plan, no share buyback for now

* London-listed shares drop 4.5 pct (Adds CEO, shareholder comments, detail)

RPT-UPDATE 3-BHP announces spin-off plan, holds off on share buyback

MELBOURNE, Aug 19 - The world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton , announced plans to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion, most of them acquired in its 2001 merger with Billiton, to focus on its most profitable activities.

BHP Billiton demerger shows how good a deal Billiton got: Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, - (Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own.)

European shares rise early; helped by BHP

* FTSEurofirst set to post biggest weekly gain in 6 months

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