Posts Tagged ‘BHP Billiton’

Australian shares edge higher in early trading

SYDNEY (MarketWatch) — Australian shares edged higher in early trading on Wednesday, with the S&P/ASX 200 index rising 0.1% to 4,712.30. Miners were advancing, as commodity futures broadly firmed in electronic trading, with BHP Billiton Ltd. shares up 0.5%. and Rio Tinto Ltd. shares up 0.2%. Fortescue Metals Ltd. shares were up 1.1% after the […]

BHP Billiton ends dispute with union

BHP Billiton Aluminium has reached a salary agreement with workers to end a strike at its Richards Bay unit, says the company. View full post on Finance Stories

Potash Corporation Plans Buyback Of $2 Billion Stock

AHN News Staff Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (AHN) – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday it will buy back $2 billion worth of its stocks from shareholders. The announcement followed Ottawa’s decision to reject a $40 billion takeover of Potash by Australian mining giant BHP Billiton. With the repurchase and cancellation of millions of common shares, […]

Russian groups try to block BHP takeover of PotashCorp

BHP Billiton’s hostile $40bn bid for PotashCorp could be blocked by a white knight, after a Russian fertiliser group said it would consider a stake. View full post on UK Business Stories

Kill BHP bid for PotashCorp: Jarislowsky

One of the biggest shareholders of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan called Friday for Ottawa to reject BHP Billiton’s $38.6-billion US takeover proposal for the Saskatoon-based fertilizer giant. View full post on Canada Business Stories

PotashCorp asks court to stop ‘misleading’ BHP bid

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan is taking to the courts to escalate its fight to rebuff a takeover by international miner BHP Billiton Ltd. View full post on Canada Business Stories