BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX)
22 Jul 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$200,070.80|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||5,322.77|
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.
MELBOURNE - Australia's Great Barrier Reef watchdog is to decide by Friday whether to allow millions of cubic metres of dredged mud to be dumped near the fragile reef to create the world's biggest coal port and possibly unlock $28 billion in coal projects.