BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX)
1 Aug 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$202,750.70|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||5,322.77|
* Miners lead; BHP beat its own guidance for iron ore output
NEW YORK, July 18 - 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.
SYDNEY - Australian gas pipeline owner Envestra Ltd sought to delay a shareholder meeting to vote on a A$2.06 billion ($1.93 billion) takeover bid by larger rival APA Group after firms associated with Li Ka-shing lobbed a higher eleventh hour offer.
WASHINGTON/SANTIAGO - A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
REUTERS - Tom Albanese has been unveiled as the next chief executive of Vedanta Resources Plc , restored to the helm of a global mining giant more than a year after being ousted as head of Rio Tinto Plc.
SYDNEY, Feb 18 - Australian shares were steady on Tuesday morning, holding near three-month highs as solid earnings from global miner BHP Billiton eclipsed a handful of weaker results.