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James Regan

James Regan

    BHP raises Rio bid; no immediate Chinese riposte
    BHP raises Rio bid; no immediate Chinese riposte
    BHP Billiton launched a hostile $147,4-billion bid for mining rival Rio Tinto in a move that could trigger a Chinese-led counterbid in the world's...
    BHP's Rio offer may spark $170-billion war
    BHP's Rio offer may spark $170-billion war
    Rio Tinto's rejection of a $140-billion all-share offer from BHP Billiton is likely to trigger rival bids from resource companies awash with cash...
    Sydney rocks in first of climate change concerts
    Sydney rocks in first of climate change concerts
    The first of nine concerts across the globe aimed at persuading millions of fans to go green for the environment swung into life in Sydney on...
    Gold hedges lose some shine as bullion price rises
    Gold hedges lose some shine as bullion price rises
    GOLD mining companies have reduced their hedge books and were willing to sell more of their commodity at market prices as bullion prices creep...