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Battle of the biggest

Bragging rights, as the phrase implies, are generally nothing more than a hollow claim of being fastest in a meaningless race but they are important if being biggest helps dull criticism, which is one-way BHP can defend itself against activist investor, Elliott Management.

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If various moons align over 2018, it may be Rio Tinto that starts to 'Think Big'

How, BHP might argue, can it have made as many bad decisions implied by Elliott when it is the biggest, outgunning all rivals, especially that other miner with a London home, Rio Tinto.
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