BHP Billiton Ltd Mining News

Top miner sees US – China trade spat limiting global growth

Rising U.S - China trade tensions threaten to curb consumer purchasing power, crimp productivity growth and limit global economic expansion.

Iron ore slides to seven-month low as trade war fears mount

Iron ore’s starting to buckle after a series of warnings that prices are set to drop amid rising global supply, and as investors fret about the potential impact of escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China.