BHP Gives South Australia No Guarantees For Olympic Dam
BHP Billiton (BHP) Chief Executive Marius Kloppers in a meeting Monday could provide no revised schedule, or guarantees, to the state premier of South Australia for the expansion of the Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine.
Miners, Oil Firms Lift European Markets
European stock markets rose on Monday, as mining firms moved higher, after weak Chinese manufacturing data spurred hopes of additional monetary easing measures in the country.
Crude Lower on Weak China Data
Crude-oil futures fell in Asia Monday on concerns that a further contraction in China's manufacturing activity will hurt global oil demand.