Good times start rolling for BHP as commodity prices rise

Good times start rolling for BHP as commodity prices rise
The good times are starting to roll for BHP Billiton as higher commodity prices start to flow into the company’s coffers which is lifting cashflow, and will help to fatten its bottom line.But that rosier environment didn’t stop chief executive Andrew Mackenzie taking a swipe at detractors in Australia, saying his company gets a better reception in socialist Chile.

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