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Bloomberg reported BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP) will probably sell some or all of its diamond business.

Bloomberg reported BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP) will probably sell some or all of its diamond business.

As quoted in the market news:

BHP owns 80 percent of the Ekati diamond mine in Canada’sNorthwest Territories and 51 percent of the Chidliak exploration venture in the territory of Nunavut, the Melbourne-based company said yesterday in a statement. The Ekati stake is valued at $2.7 billion by BMO Capital Markets using a 10 percent discount rate.

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