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Sunday, May 09, 2010

Mining giants mauled in sell-off after proposed tax ??


Mining giants mauled in sell-off after proposed tax
is what The Australian said.

Well...

Since Sunday's announcement of the Resource Super Profits Tax mining and metals stocks are down 7.52%.

The ASX 200 index itself is down 6.67%.

Maybe the mining tax mauled the lot.


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