Rio Tinto Share Price (RIO) - Buy RIO Shares

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Current Price:  
3002.00p
on 26-11-2014 at 17:10:03
Change:   16.00p rise 0.54 %
Buy:   3003.50p
Sell:   3001.00p
   

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 8,624 at 3004.67p Days Range: 2980.00 - 3036.04p
Day's Volume: 3,909,098 52wk Range: 2865.00 - 3627.50p
Last Close: 3002.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 42.45 bn
Open: 2995.50p VWAP: 3002.63p
ISIN: GB0007188757 Shares in Issue: 1.41 bn
Sector:  Mining    Listed in:  UK All SharesUK 100UK 350

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News - Monday, May 12, 2014

The FTSE 100 closed up by 0.6 percent on Monday, climbing back up to almost its January peak. The gains were caused in part by a strong performance in the mining sector, which saw stocks boosted by a JP Morgan upgrade.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy86243004.67p1107101522874712Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:09:36 - 26/11
Buy4543011.83p1107101522874691Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:08:00 - 26/11
Sell2143001.68p1107101522874639Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:05:41 - 26/11
Sell26973002.02p1107101522874636Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:04:51 - 26/11
Sell41332994.75p1107101522874635Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:04:48 - 26/11
Buy9633005.00p1107101522874530Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:48:53 - 26/11
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Date Open High Low Close Volume
26 Nov 2014 (Wed) 2,995.50 3,036.04 2,980.00 3,002.00 3,909,098
25 Nov 2014 (Tue) 2,965.00 2,996.00 2,929.00 2,986.00 4,496,384
24 Nov 2014 (Mon) 3,024.50 3,024.50 2,967.00 2,976.50 4,502,293
21 Nov 2014 (Fri) 2,877.50 3,057.02 2,827.76 3,042.00 11,799,028
20 Nov 2014 (Thu) 2,886.00 2,974.80 2,814.50 2,865.00 7,259,752
19 Nov 2014 (Wed) 2,946.50 2,967.50 2,920.00 2,942.00 6,353,899
18 Nov 2014 (Tue) 3,025.00 3,057.50 2,996.50 3,004.00 4,719,562
17 Nov 2014 (Mon) 3,031.00 3,087.50 3,025.28 3,058.00 2,512,699
14 Nov 2014 (Fri) 3,040.00 3,047.50 2,981.50 3,040.00 3,422,411
13 Nov 2014 (Thu) 3,020.00 3,058.00 3,006.78 3,044.50 2,823,084
12 Nov 2014 (Wed) 2,970.00 3,027.00 2,960.59 3,021.00 3,901,790
11 Nov 2014 (Tue) 3,010.00 3,010.00 2,937.00 2,986.00 4,846,687
10 Nov 2014 (Mon) 3,049.00 3,084.50 2,998.50 3,024.00 2,974,001
7 Nov 2014 (Fri) 2,992.00 3,056.00 2,991.00 3,039.00 4,376,860
6 Nov 2014 (Thu) 2,950.00 2,988.00 2,942.00 2,967.50 3,570,962
5 Nov 2014 (Wed) 2,963.00 2,994.50 2,934.00 2,988.00 3,706,492
4 Nov 2014 (Tue) 2,953.00 2,990.50 2,935.50 2,956.50 3,142,126
3 Nov 2014 (Mon) 2,958.50 3,011.50 2,943.50 2,969.00 3,026,924
31 Oct 2014 (Fri) 3,020.00 3,024.63 2,927.50 2,971.50 4,945,726
30 Oct 2014 (Thu) 3,008.00 3,008.00 2,915.50 2,946.50 6,270,675
29 Oct 2014 (Wed) 3,050.00 3,065.92 2,980.00 2,986.50 4,450,335
28 Oct 2014 (Tue) 3,006.00 3,035.50 2,997.00 3,023.50 4,165,236
27 Oct 2014 (Mon) 3,038.50 3,052.50 2,957.00 2,987.00 3,908,687

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