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Wed May 15, 2013
London Markets: Miners Weigh On London As EasyJet Rallies
Mining firms weighed on London's benchmark index on Wednesday as most metals prices headed south, while London Stock Exchange Group PLC and EasyJet PLC jumped after well-received earnings reports.
Mon May 13, 2013
London Markets: Banks, Miners Weigh In London After China Data
Shares of declining banks and resource firms pulled the U.K.'s stock benchmark off its 51/2-year high on Monday, after Chinese industrial-production data missed expectations.
Thu May 09, 2013
BHP's Kloppers bids adieu
A day after Sam Walsh fronted Rio Tinto's annual meeting in Australia for the first time as chief executive, his counterpart at BHP Billiton, Marius Kloppers, will today spend his last day in charge of day-to-day operations at the world's biggest mining company.
Tue May 07, 2013
BHP Billiton plc Given "Neutral" Rating at Goldman Sachs
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock.
Mon May 06, 2013
BHP Billiton plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JP Morgan Cazenove
A number of other firms have also recently commented on BBL. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note to investors on Thursday.
Sat May 04, 2013
BHP Billiton plc's Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports.
Fri May 03, 2013
Europe Markets: Europe Stocks Surge After Upbeat U.S. Jobs Data
European stock markets shot to their best levels since mid-2008 on Friday after better-than-expected U.S. jobs data, which quashed some fears that the recovery in that nation has stalled.
The City News: Rio Tinto plc (RIO), Antofagasta plc (ANTO), BHP Billiton plc (BLT) & More
Editor's Note: Related tickers: Rio Tinto plc , InterContinental Hotels Group PLC , Morgan Stanley , Deutsche Bank AG , Antofagasta plc , BHP Billiton plc , MAN GROUP PLC ORD USD0.03428571 Is There Big Value In Miners Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton plc And Anglo American plc? Rio Tinto plc is primarily an iron ore producer.
Thu May 02, 2013
Glencore Completes Merger With Xstrata
Mining and metals group Glencore International PLC has completed its long-awaited merger with Xstrata PLC to form the world's fourth biggest mining company and the world's biggest commodities trader.
Wed May 01, 2013
Sale of Pinto Valley
BHP Billiton has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Pinto Valley mining operation and the associated San Manuel Arizona Railroad Company to Capstone Mining Corp.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
BHP Billiton plc's "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Nomura
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by equities researchers at Nomura in a report issued on Monday, StockRatingsNetwork reports.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
BHP Billiton Continues to Trim Portfolio With Pinto Valley Sale
BHP Billiton Ltd. unveiled its latest asset disposal Monday, announcing plans to sell the group's Pinto Valley copper mine and an associated rail unit in Arizona to Canadian base metals producer Capstone Mining Corp.
BHP sells copper mine for $US650m
BHP Billiton has sold a copper mine in the US for $US650 million as the resources giant continues to off-load assets.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto: The 'super miners'
A deterioration of global macroeconomic sentiment, the threat of weaker commodity prices, unfavorable weather, the impact of past management missteps and shakeups in top leadership have hurt BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto .
Before the Bell Scans of MT, NUE, CNX, PZG, and BBL
China's rapid expansion over the years has boosted demand for industrial metals, as well as steel iron.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Andrea Rubakovic: Will Development Pitfalls Create a Global Potash Shortage?
April 24, 2013 Here's the story on potash according to Analyst Andrea Rubakovic: The major players are planning for long-term demand by developing brownfield projects, but they're running into hurdles.