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Does Hewlett-Packard split make sense?  

Shares of Hewlett-Packard topped analyst estimates, saying it expects lower expenses after the split. Roger Lee, Battery Ventures partner, thinks a split makes sense for the company's operations.
Source: CNBC.com
Shanghai shares on a tear, while Nikkei ekes out 15-year peak

Mainland shares took the limelight on Friday, with the Shanghai Composite clinching a fresh seven-year high, while markets in Japan edged up to finish the week at their highest levels in 15 years.
Source: CNBC.com | By: See Kit Tang
Iron ore inquiry a 'waste of taxpayer money': Pro  

Tim Schroeders, fund manager at Pengana Capital, explains why he agrees with the Australian government's decision to walk away from an inquiry into the country's iron ore sector.
Source: CNBC.com
Shanghai equities lead gains in mixed Asia on easing hopes

China's equity markets stood out amid mixed trading in the region on Thursday, as investors bet on further economic stimulus from Beijing after disappointing PMI data.
Source: CNBC.com | By: See Kit Tang
BHP Billiton pays $25M to settle SEC anti-bribery complaint

NEW YORK- BHP Billiton has agreed to pay $25 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it violated anti-bribery laws by failing to have a proper system in place to prevent the risk of bribery when it paid for trips of 60 government officials to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The SEC said the mining company brought 60 government...
Source: The Associated Press
UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC fines BHP Billiton $25 mln over 2008 Olympics dealings

According to the SEC, BHP ultimately paid for 60 guests and some spouses and guests to attend, mainly from Africa and Asia. "BHP Billiton recognized that inviting government officials to the Olympics created a heightened risk of violating anti-corruption laws, yet the company failed to implement sufficient internal controls to address that heightened risk,"...
Source: Reuters
U.S. SEC fines BHP Billiton $25 mln over 2008 Olympics dealings

May 20- BHP Billiton has agreed to pay $25 million to settle U.S. regulatory charges that it improperly sponsored the attendance of foreign government officials at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused BHP of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a U.S. anti-bribery law, by enabling foreign government...
Source: Reuters
Tokyo stocks outperform on the back of upbeat GDP data

In Japan, a better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) for the first three months of 2015 helped its stock market to outperform the region on Wednesday.
Source: CNBC.com | By: See Kit Tang
Shanghai Comp, Nikkei outperform on US records, China reforms

Shanghai and Tokyo equities were the star performers in Asia on Tuesday, drawing support from the closing highs on Wall Street and a flurry of supportive measures out of Beijing.
Source: CNBC.com | By: See Kit Tang
COLUMN-Shell-BG deal may be end point rather than harbinger: Russell

--Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. The $70 billion buyout of BG Plc by larger rival Royal Dutch Shell is generally viewed by investors and analysts as the first big deal in a likely series of major mergers and acquisitions in the resource sector. Ryan Lance, the chief executive of ConocoPhillips, was adamant that he didn't expect a "big M&A wave any time soon."
Source: Reuters