Rio Tinto Share Price (RIO) - Buy RIO Shares

View your Watch List Add RIO to your Watch List
Time period:    Moving average:     Compare to: 
Rio Tinto (RIO) share price history chart
Current Price:  
2931.00p
on 30-01-2015 at 15:08:53
Change:   45.00p rise 1.56 %
Buy:   2931.50p
Sell:   2930.50p
   

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 100 at 2931.90p Days Range: 2873.50 - 2947.40p
Day's Volume: 2,753,797 52wk Range: 2616.50 - 3627.50p
Last Close: 2886.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 41.44 bn
Open: 2928.50p VWAP: 2904.54p
ISIN: GB0007188757 Shares in Issue: 1.41 bn
Sector:  Mining    Listed in:  UK All SharesUK 100UK 350

FTSE Makes Modest Gains

News - Friday, December 19, 2014

The FTSE 100 closed up slightly on Wednesday, following a volatile trading session which saw the index slip significantly during early trade. After a morning decline, the index recovered thanks to a rally in energy and mining stocks, as well as a recovery in metals and crude oil prices.

FTSE Hits One Year Low

News - Monday, October 13, 2014

The FTSE 100 slipped to a one-year low on Friday, after it recorded its biggest one-year slip in almost 16 months amidst concerns that the outlook for global growth may hamper cyclical stocks.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy1002931.90p1147302416762211Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication15:08:35 - 30/01
Sell1802933.00p1147302400046902Automated Trade15:07:44 - 30/01
Unknown3202933.00p1147302400046905Automated Trade15:07:45 - 30/01
Sell4802933.00p1147302400046904Automated Trade15:07:45 - 30/01
Sell10002936.62p1147302416762090Ordinary Trade15:06:32 - 30/01
Sell11092932.00p1147302400045843Automated Trade15:05:28 - 30/01
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
29 Jan 2015 (Thu) 2,887.00 2,926.50 2,864.50 2,886.00 4,377,338
28 Jan 2015 (Wed) 2,902.00 2,913.50 2,864.00 2,894.50 8,380,857
27 Jan 2015 (Tue) 2,881.00 2,925.00 2,840.50 2,872.50 4,806,207
26 Jan 2015 (Mon) 2,812.00 2,966.50 2,795.00 2,887.50 4,110,154
23 Jan 2015 (Fri) 2,981.50 2,982.17 2,867.50 2,883.00 5,445,307
22 Jan 2015 (Thu) 2,944.50 3,009.00 2,934.44 2,966.50 5,305,897
21 Jan 2015 (Wed) 2,893.00 2,924.50 2,851.50 2,924.50 3,991,933
20 Jan 2015 (Tue) 2,860.00 2,885.50 2,808.50 2,885.50 4,606,225
19 Jan 2015 (Mon) 2,888.00 2,891.00 2,815.00 2,856.00 3,404,896
16 Jan 2015 (Fri) 2,819.00 2,895.00 2,786.00 2,888.50 5,093,992
15 Jan 2015 (Thu) 2,825.00 2,849.50 2,716.00 2,842.50 7,825,399
14 Jan 2015 (Wed) 2,812.00 2,815.00 2,746.00 2,804.50 7,613,324
13 Jan 2015 (Tue) 2,912.00 2,928.50 2,893.00 2,920.00 3,531,958
12 Jan 2015 (Mon) 2,992.00 3,000.00 2,882.50 2,924.50 4,238,402
9 Jan 2015 (Fri) 3,015.50 3,021.00 2,962.00 2,985.00 3,824,114
8 Jan 2015 (Thu) 3,015.00 3,039.00 2,986.85 3,027.50 4,640,881
7 Jan 2015 (Wed) 2,952.00 2,982.50 2,919.00 2,962.50 3,612,881
6 Jan 2015 (Tue) 2,899.50 2,975.50 2,873.00 2,944.50 7,118,388
5 Jan 2015 (Mon) 2,972.00 2,990.00 2,870.00 2,883.50 4,141,115
2 Jan 2015 (Fri) 3,018.00 3,029.50 2,945.00 2,970.00 2,698,600
1 Jan 2015 (Thu) 2,972.50 3,008.00 2,958.00 3,000.00 1,228,430
31 Dec 2014 (Wed) 2,972.50 3,008.00 2,958.00 3,000.00 1,228,430
30 Dec 2014 (Tue) 2,945.00 3,007.00 2,936.50 2,993.50 3,801,515

FTSE 100 Latest

ValueChange
6,783.1927.41  % fall
 

SSL