Anglo rejects BHP's bid to continue takeover talks

Signage for BHP in Melbourne
BHP said it needed more time to engage with Anglo American, which rejected an extension. -AAP Image

Anglo American has rejected BHP Group's last-ditch request for more time to discuss a $US49 billion ($A74 billion) takeover offer, dismissing it as highly complex and likely ending a five-week pursuit by the bigger rival.

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