BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L)
21 Oct 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£94,879.59|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||5,323.76|
* BHP Billiton July-Sept quarter iron ore output a record high (Updates prices)
SYDNEY, Oct 22 - Australian shares climbed 1.1 percent on Wednesday, underpinned by financials in the wake of a rally on Wall Street while the resource sector was buoyed by BHP Billiton.
* Iron ore feels pressure, but trading above $81 a tonne * BHP Billiton July-Sept quarter iron ore output a record high By Manolo Serapio Jr SINGAPORE, Oct 22 - Shanghai steel futures fell 2 percent on Wednesday, under pressure from concern that a weak property sector in China may curb demand for the building material through next year. China's cooling property market helped pull the economy to its slowest growth since the global financial crisis in the third quarter,
SYDNEY, Oct 22 - Australian shares are seen climbing on Wednesday, led higher by a Wall Street rally, while BHP Billiton may also underpin the market as the global miner said it was on track to meet its production guidance.
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, Oct 21 - A flood of low-cost iron ore is driving tiny Australian miner Atlas Iron to its break-even point, underscoring the pain inflicted by a ramp-up in output by mega-producers Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
SYDNEY, Oct 16 - Mining giant BHP Billiton , hoping to appease disgruntled investors, confirmed on Thursday that it would list a planned spin-off company in London next year, as well as in Australia and South Africa.
SYDNEY, Oct 16 - BHP Billiton said on Thursday it would list a proposed spin-off company comprised of unwanted businesses on the London Stock Exchange as well as in Australia, responding to pressure from some investors.
* Australia's Queensland state Jan-Sept coal exports rise 12 pct
(Corrects iron ore price in 7th paragraph to $79.80, not $78.80)
EDINBURGH, Oct 7 - A merger approach to Rio Tinto lifted the mining sector as a whole on Tuesday, helping the FTSE 100 to outperform its European peers even though Britain's top share index fell.