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BHP told to "put up or shut up"

BHP Billiton has been told by the UK Takeover Panel Executive to make a firm bid for Rio Tinto by February 6, 2008, or announce it has no intention to make an offer.

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BHP told to "put up or shut up"

The mining giant said it is considering its options in light of the panel's deadline but added no decision had been made. "The boards are unanimous in the view that BHP Billiton's rejected proposal...

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