Pimco Drawn by Best Company Returns Since ’08

Pimco Drawn by Best Company Returns Since ’08

BHP Billiton Ltd. via Bloomberg

The nation’s 200 biggest listed companies have doubled their cash piles in the past two years, led by BHP BillitonLtd., Telstra Corp. and Wesfarmers Ltd., while Australia’s economy is forecast to grow faster than the U.S. and euro region, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.