Why BHP Billiton plc Is A Safer Bet Than Antofagasta plc Or Randgold Resources Limited

Despite — indeed because of — the relentless decline in share prices in the mining sector over the past few years, value investors sense it might be time to buy for the long-term. There are certainly risks, but if you invest in a giant diversified outfit like BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT) then at least you’re spreading your bets.

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Owain Bennallack owns shares in BHP Billiton. The Motley Fool UK owns no shares in any company mentioned in this article. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.