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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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Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 29, 2014

By Comsec

Buyers and sellers exchanged blows over the course of the session on Friday. Buyers were able to land the final blow which allowed the ASX 200 to end the day with a gain of 1.5 points. The month has yielded a similar outcome in terms of scale, with the index losing 0. (Aug 29)

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 22, 2014

By Comsec

The local share market spent the final session of the week consolidating on the improvements of the last 5 days. Friday's gain meant that the ASX 200 has risen by just under 1.5% this week. The status quo amongst the sectors largely remained the... (Aug 22)

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Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 22, 2014

By IBTimes AU

There were mixed signals out of the US session overnight. Better than expected growth figures were balanced by the US Fed's view on inflation with the central bank indicating that the risk of lower inflation has diminished. (Aug 22)

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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 21, 2014

By Comsec

The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. (Aug 21)

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Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 20, 2014

By Comsec

By the end of the day, the ASX 200 (XJO) both finished 0.19% up 10.8 points at 5637.6. US consumer prices rose only 0.1% in July, just below expectations. Housing starts up by 15.7% at 1.093 Million annual rate for July, well above the forecasted 969,000. (Aug 20)

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Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 19, 2014

By Comsec

The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. (Aug 19)

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Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 14, 2014

By Comsec

The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. (Aug 14)

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Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird speaking to the media in Tokyo
Canada Blames External Factors For Its Economic Woes: Hints At Feel Good Budget

By IBTimes AU

The goodwill from a burden free budget will be politically correct (Aug 14)

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Stock market yawning investor
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 12, 2014

By Comsec

The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. (Aug 12)

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Rio Tinto visit of Japanese PM Shinzo Abe
Cost-Cutting Doubles Rio Tinto’s 1st Half Underlying Profit to $5.1 Billion

By IBTimes AU

Mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) reported on Thursday first half underlying profit of $5.1 billion despite falling iron ore prices by about 30 per cent. It is up 21 per cent compared to the same period in 2013. (Aug 08)

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