Rio Tinto PLC (RIO.L)
20 Sep 2017
* RIO TINTO HOLDINGS AND TURQUOISE HILL HAVE AGREED TO SELL, RESPECTIVELY 7.5 MLN COMMON SHARES AND 6.2 MLN COMMON SHARES OF MASON RESOURCES CORP
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* Underlying earnings $3.94 bln vs $1.56 bln (poll: $4.19 bln)
Miner Rio Tinto is making good progress in the deal to sell its stake in the Simandou project in Guinea, Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Lynch said on Wednesday.
Aug 2 Miner Rio Tinto is making good progress in the deal to sell its stake in the Simandou project in Guinea, Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Lynch said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Aug 2 Britain's major share index slipped on Wednesday as basic resources and financial stocks weighed on another full day of earnings with Standard Chartered and Rio Tinto among the large companies reporting disappointing results.
* Rio Tinto H1 profit more than doubles (Adds Rio Tinto results in final paragraph, updates prices)
Global miner Rio Tinto reported a more than doubling of its first-half profit on Wednesday and rewarded shareholders with a record interim dividend and an additonal $1 billion share buyback.
Aug 2 Global miner Rio Tinto on Wednesday reported its first-half profit more than doubled from a year earlier following a rebound in iron ore prices and announced an additional $1 billion share buyback.
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