Rio Tinto Share Price (RIO) - Buy RIO Shares

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Current Price:  
3190.00p
on 26-05-2017 at 17:14:59
Change:   24.50p rise 0.77 %
Buy:   3190.00p
Sell:   3183.00p
   

RIO – a multinational mineral company that mines and processes the earth's resources to make a difference to life in all its diversity. An acknowledged world leader in developing industrial minerals, this mining giant is the world's third largest coal mining company, supplying almost half the world's demand of refined borates that are used in a multiple of products including glass, ceramics, fertilizers and fibreglass, and is the world's largest salt exporter contributing to the manufacture of automotive and electronic products in addition to the food and health care sectors. It also supplies 25% of the world's talc consumption as utilised in agricultural and pharmaceutical products and in the performance of paper, paints and plastics.

Principally of Anglo-Australian origins, RIO was originally founded in 1962 when the Rio Tinto Zinc Corporation (RTZ) was created through a merger between UK owned Rio Tinto Company and The Consolidated Zinc Corporation (CRA). In 1995 RTZ Plc merged with CRA Limited to become a dual listed company. In 1997 it changed its name to Rio Tinto Plc.

It has continued to strengthen its impressive mineral resource base and acquired Canadian aluminium producer Alcan Inc in 2007 and the Peabody Group of coal businesses in Australia in 2008.

Despite the recent fall in share price of European stock, the newly appointed chairman, Jim Leng, faces the challenge of the present economic climate with confidence. Whilst all that glitters is not gold this global and environmentally conscious company, with its commitment to sustainable development that aims to minimise any adverse effects of RIO's activities within the local community whilst improving overall performance, continues to develop its stronghold in the world of minerals.

Rio Tinto (RIO, RIO.L, LON:RIO) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Buy 63,441 at 3196.60p Days Range: 3158.50 - 3212.50p
Day's Volume: 3,490,441 52wk Range: 1865.50 - 3679.50p
Last Close: 3190.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 44.05 bn
Open: 3170.00p VWAP: 3191.54p
ISIN: GB0007188757 Shares in Issue: 1.38 bn
Sector:  Mining    Listed in:  UK All SharesUK 100UK 350

FTSE Boosted as Miners Show Strength

News - Friday, February 10, 2017

The FTSE 100 made some gains on Friday, let higher by miners who were boosted by strong trade data from China, while several UK based companies snapped up US stocks. This was the inverse of what happened in the days after the brexit vote, when UK companies became the subject of interest to foreign buyers.

FTSE 100 Gaining Strength Thanks To Miners

News - Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The FTSE 100 has gained some strength on Tuesday morning, thanks, in part, to strength in miners. Rio Tinto was the top performer of the morning, while BP PLC struggled following the release of some disappointing financial figures.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy634413196.60p1670534660141050Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:03:29 - 26/05
Buy11863202.79p1670534660140694Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:23 - 26/05
Buy184603193.33p1670534660140667Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:20 - 26/05
Buy34863192.78p1670534660140630Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:12 - 26/05
Buy47563190.62p1670534660140493Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:01:31 - 26/05
Buy16463187.42p1670534660140377Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:58:49 - 26/05
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
29 May 2017 (Mon) 3,170.00 3,212.50 3,158.50 3,190.00 3,490,441
26 May 2017 (Fri) 3,170.00 3,212.50 3,158.50 3,190.00 3,490,441
25 May 2017 (Thu) 3,196.50 3,212.00 3,126.50 3,165.50 3,075,994
24 May 2017 (Wed) 3,088.50 3,218.70 3,042.00 3,175.50 5,138,147
23 May 2017 (Tue) 3,184.00 3,232.50 3,163.95 3,192.50 4,184,678
22 May 2017 (Mon) 3,190.00 3,228.50 3,185.50 3,211.00 5,425,178
18 May 2017 (Thu) 3,102.00 3,105.00 3,031.50 3,095.50 4,542,720
17 May 2017 (Wed) 3,125.50 3,157.50 3,073.00 3,100.50 4,855,324
16 May 2017 (Tue) 3,020.00 3,110.50 2,993.50 3,100.50 5,959,999
15 May 2017 (Mon) 3,000.00 3,033.00 2,966.02 2,970.00 2,621,827
12 May 2017 (Fri) 3,005.50 3,011.00 2,955.00 2,990.00 2,863,441
11 May 2017 (Thu) 2,991.00 3,046.50 2,978.50 2,978.00 6,160,563
10 May 2017 (Wed) 2,985.00 2,997.50 2,960.00 2,978.00 3,630,708
9 May 2017 (Tue) 2,948.50 2,995.00 2,931.50 2,968.50 4,195,668
8 May 2017 (Mon) 2,965.00 2,965.00 2,901.50 2,935.00 3,811,175
5 May 2017 (Fri) 2,899.00 2,989.00 2,882.50 2,979.00 4,893,571
4 May 2017 (Thu) 2,945.00 2,962.50 2,886.00 2,910.00 6,283,729
3 May 2017 (Wed) 3,030.00 3,033.00 2,949.72 2,962.50 5,554,721
1 May 2017 (Mon) 3,061.00 3,094.50 3,059.50 3,062.00 3,636,187

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