Rio Tinto Share Price (RIO) - Buy RIO Shares

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Current Price:  
3020.00p
on 01-10-2014 at 17:07:54
Change:   11.50p fall 0.38 %
Buy:   3023.50p
Sell:   3019.50p
   

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: Sell 8,400 at 3020.00p Days Range: 3010.00 - 3044.00p
Day's Volume: 3,467,362 52wk Range: 2957.50 - 3627.50p
Last Close: 3020.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 42.70 bn
Open: 3033.50p VWAP: 3023.49p
ISIN: GB0007188757 Shares in Issue: 1.41 bn
Sector:  Mining    Listed in:  UK All SharesUK 100UK 350

FTSE Gains Thanks to Miners

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.

FTSE Reaches Three Week High

News - Sunday, April 06, 2014

The FTSE 100 climbed to a three week high on Friday, bolstered by gains in the banking and minning sectors and a general upturn in the global economy.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Sell84003020.00p1071848431306234Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:07:54 - 01/10
Buy5003020.00p1072441120092857PT16:39:57 - 01/10
Sell35003020.00p1072441120092856PT16:39:50 - 01/10
Buy355613024.37p1071848431305885Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:38:01 - 01/10
Sell5603020.00p1071848431305792Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:36:22 - 01/10
Sell7133213020.00p1072441120091959Uncrossing Trade16:35:25 - 01/10
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
1 Oct 2014 (Wed) 3,033.50 3,044.00 3,010.00 3,020.00 3,467,362
30 Sep 2014 (Tue) 3,054.00 3,072.92 3,018.00 3,031.50 6,088,599
29 Sep 2014 (Mon) 3,063.00 3,069.50 3,025.50 3,051.00 3,146,811
26 Sep 2014 (Fri) 3,104.50 3,129.50 3,070.92 3,090.00 3,016,013
25 Sep 2014 (Thu) 3,165.00 3,168.50 3,090.00 3,105.00 4,936,705
24 Sep 2014 (Wed) 3,160.00 3,185.00 3,119.50 3,182.50 5,537,255
23 Sep 2014 (Tue) 3,109.50 3,116.50 3,057.00 3,108.00 5,741,316
22 Sep 2014 (Mon) 3,130.50 3,130.50 3,052.00 3,058.50 5,999,359
19 Sep 2014 (Fri) 3,215.00 3,220.00 3,167.50 3,179.00 8,107,898
18 Sep 2014 (Thu) 3,229.50 3,248.00 3,202.00 3,229.50 3,564,963
17 Sep 2014 (Wed) 3,264.00 3,274.00 3,232.00 3,239.50 3,507,026
16 Sep 2014 (Tue) 3,230.00 3,242.50 3,202.00 3,231.50 3,576,779
15 Sep 2014 (Mon) 3,201.00 3,249.00 3,184.50 3,235.00 3,389,562
12 Sep 2014 (Fri) 3,205.00 3,243.00 3,163.83 3,205.00 2,917,096
11 Sep 2014 (Thu) 3,219.00 3,224.92 3,191.00 3,204.00 3,402,894
10 Sep 2014 (Wed) 3,210.00 3,255.50 3,199.50 3,215.00 3,838,143
9 Sep 2014 (Tue) 3,235.00 3,259.50 3,195.50 3,224.00 4,326,871
8 Sep 2014 (Mon) 3,212.00 3,239.50 3,197.00 3,216.00 3,105,702
5 Sep 2014 (Fri) 3,214.50 3,233.50 3,178.00 3,221.00 4,209,850
4 Sep 2014 (Thu) 3,250.00 3,265.00 3,219.50 3,241.50 4,955,442
3 Sep 2014 (Wed) 3,225.00 3,278.00 3,204.00 3,255.50 3,880,878
2 Sep 2014 (Tue) 3,249.50 3,283.50 3,231.00 3,236.50 3,384,801
1 Sep 2014 (Mon) 3,220.00 3,243.00 3,205.50 3,231.00 2,143,772

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