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BHP, South32 and a reversal of fortunes

In the early years after its 2015 spin-off South 32 outperformed its father, that stodgy relic of centuries past, BHP, but over the past 12 months the old man has shown the boy how to please investors with a modest 7% share-price rise as junior has collapsed with 31% price fall.

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South32 could be looking at better times ahead

Strong iron ore prices are the primary reason for BHP's rise during some of the most difficult commodity markets in decades with the US waging a trade war with China, capped off by an outbreak of a