Barrick Gold said it will sell an Australian gold operation to Evolution Mining for $550 million, one of several planned sales aimed at helping the miner reduce billions of dollars in debt.
Sirius Resources, which is building a vast nickel mine in Western Australia state, agreed to a cash-and-shares takeover offer worth $1.4 billion by larger rival Independence Group.
Oil companies are ratcheting up their involvement in the debate over climate change as governments, activists, churches and some big investors gear up for a global summit on the issue at the end of the year in Paris.
Japan stocks led Asian markets mostly higher in early Monday trading, helped by a higher dollar, which fueled buying in export-related shares.
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Nestlé is getting a big lift from customized Web orders for its still and sparkling water brands Poland Springs, Perrier and Pure Life.
Australia’s decision to reject an inquiry into the iron-ore market has stirred up a bitter debate over the industry’s relentless output expansion, despite sinking prices.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says he is optimistic about Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, and says negotiations are “in endgame.”