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Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) is engaged in metal and mineral production. The Company's business units are based on product group. The Aluminum group mines bauxite, refines alumina for both primary aluminum production and specialty alumina markets. The Copper group produces copper, with valuable by-products of gold and molybdenum, which has operations and projects that are located in North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. The Diamonds and Minerals group produces diamonds, borates, titanium dioxide feedstock, talc, high purity iron, metal powders, zircon and rutile. The Energy group supplies thermal and coking coal to the Asian seaborne market, as well as supplies uranium oxide to electric power utilities worldwide. The Iron Ore supplies seaborne iron ore trade and produces direct saleable lump and fines ore, pellets and concentrates. On March 1, 2010, the Company completed the sale of its Alcan Packaging Food Americas division to Bemis Company, Inc. http://www.riotinto.com/

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Iron Ore Mining
BHP Billiton Goads Abbott Government to Also Repeal Mining Tax Law

By IBTimes AU

Following the success of the Abbott government to repeal the carbon tax law, BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) is challenging the Coalition to also repeal another tax initiated by the past Labor government under former Prime Minister Julia Gillard - the mining tax. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, TELSTRA, JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT, TAX LAW

Gaza
Australian Stock Market Report –Midday July 22, 2014

By Comsec

Usually a 2 points gain at the start of trade would not be seen as a strong start but since the SPI futures had our market set for a decline and we had weakness in overseas market this was a good start. But the joy was short lived with the market moving into the red within 30 minutes of trade. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, ISRAEL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, UKRAINE

Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 14, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market started the week's trade in positive territory after the US and European markets closed higher on Friday. The All Ordinaries opened up 16pts higher at the beginning of the session and by lunchtime the markets had added 28.6pts to 5,503pts. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, TELECOMS, SOUTH AFRICA, WOOLWORTHS

Banco Espirito Santo
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon July 11, 2014

By Comsec

After an erratic night of trading in Europe and the US the Aussie market started weaker but within the first 2 hours of trade managed to rally out of the red. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, PORTUGAL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, IAG

Recession in 2014? Why Experts are Predicting a Stock Market Crash in 2014
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 9, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is losing ground for the third consecutive day, following the worst session in a fortnight for U.S. markets. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down 0.9 per cent; the biggest daily slide in over a week. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

Recession in 2014? Why Experts are Predicting a Stock Market Crash in 2014
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 8, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is falling for the second day, with sluggish performances offshore last night not helping. The All Ordinaries Index is down 0.1 per cent and is flirting with the key 5500pt mark. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, QANTAS

A trader watches a monitor displaying stocks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 4, 2010.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 7, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is off to a quiet start following a holiday in the U.S on Friday. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down by just a few points with weakness from the miners, energy stocks, industrials and healthcare sector the biggest drags. (Jul 07)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, UNEMPLOYMENT, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

A worker levels the iron ore in a freight train at a railway station at Chitradurga in the southern Indian state of Karnataka in this November 9, 2012 file photo. One of Indian prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi's main election planks is to crank up
BHP Billiton Anticipates Further Decline in Iron Ore Prices in Coming Months; Ships 1 Billionth Ton of Commodity to Japan

By IBTimes AU

Mining giant BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) said the 31 per cent drop in the price of iron ore in the international market may not be the last. It anticipated further declines in the price of the key steel-making ingredient in the coming months, said BHP Billiton President of Marketing Mike Henry. (Jul 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GDP, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA

A broker monitors the market from his booth during a trading session at Karachi Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 4, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is rising for the third straight day thanks to better than expected economic news last night. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is up 0.6 per cent, is trading above 5500pts for the first time in a month and almost all sectors are higher. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL

A broker monitors the market from his booth during a trading session at Karachi Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 3, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is having its best week in two months with shares rising for the second day. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is up 0.7 per cent or 37pts to 5477.8. U.S markets ended modestly higher overnight with a better than expected repo... (Jul 03)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL