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New BHP boss wants miner to go up a gear

New BHP boss wants miner to go up a gear

BHP (BHP) kept its positive run going from the start of 2019 despite weaker commodity prices, giving new chief executive Mike Henry a positive inaugural first-half result to present. The diversified miner upped its half-year dividend by18 per cent year on year to 65ȼ (50p), off the back of a 15 per cent increase in underlying cash profits, to $12.1bn.   

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