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  • *Alison kutler joins Visa as head of government policy for the americas. *Says previously kutler was vice president, external affairs at rio tinto,. *Source text* Further company coverage ().

  • Rio Tinto seeks bids for French aluminium plant Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    *Rio Tinto unit selling one of two French plants. *Says sale triggered by expiry of power supply deal. PARIS, Oct 10- Rio Tinto is pushing ahead with plans to sell a century-old aluminium plant in the Alps of southeast France as the global mining group continues its retreat from a struggling aluminium sector.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 10- Tata Steel's Europe unit will receive the first iron ore shipment from its Benga project in Mozambique by end-October, a top official said, a first step towards addressing the cost volatility affecting its European operations.

  • --Clyde Russell is a Reuters market analyst. LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 10- The job losses and cost-cutting at Australia's major iron ore producers show they are taking to heart the adage to never let a good crisis go to waste.

  • *Rio cautious on impact of China stimulus. *Optimistic on China power supply for Mongolia copper mine. LONDON, Oct 9- Global miner Rio Tinto said on Tuesday it would step up cost cuts because of an uncertain near-term outlook that includes lower growth this year in China, the world's largest consumer of key commodities.

  • BRIEF-Rio Tinto CFO - there may be asset sales to come Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:12 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- Rio Tinto PLC:.

  • RESEARCH ALERT-UBS raises Rio Tinto PLC price target Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 4:18 AM ET

    Oct 9- Rio Tinto PLC:. *UBS raises Rio Tinto PLC price target to 4700 p from 4600 p; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.

  • *Rio cautious on impact of China stimulus. *Optimistic on China power supply for Mongolia copper mine. LONDON, Oct 9- Global miner Rio Tinto cut its growth forecast for China and said it was stepping up efforts to cut costs, having already slashed $500 million, faced with an uncertain global outlook.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Rio Tinto said on Tuesday it saw production growth ahead for its copper arm and remained "optimistic" on the outcome of talks with China on a power deal for its key Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project, but the miner warned it was cautious on the broader economic outlook.

  • Iron ore price fall speeds up Rio Tinto cost cuts Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    *Rio cuts jobs in London, Australia. Australia's Rio Tinto- which gets some 80 percent of its profits from iron ore and is the diversified miner most exposed to fluctuations in the steelmaking ingredient- is cutting jobs in London and Melbourne, a source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

  • CANBERRA, Oct 2- Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd won a High Court appeal to overturn a conviction for misleading investors, allowing the billionaire to return as an executive director to the company he founded.

  • CANBERRA, Oct 2- Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd won a High Court appeal to overturn a conviction for misleading investors, allowing the billionaire to return as an executive director to the company he founded.

  • CANBERRA, Oct 2- Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest and his Fortescue Metals Group have won a High Court challenge over a conviction for misleading investors, opening the way for Forrest to return as an executive director of the company he founded.

  • Human rights in focus at U.S. Supreme Court Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:00 AM ET

    Oct 1- The U.S. Supreme Court, back in session today after its summer recess, is expected to take up a closely watched case that could help it decide whether American judges are empowered to hear lawsuits over human rights atrocities abroad.

  • Trading Rio Tinto's Earnings & China's CPI   Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 10:23 AM ET
    Trading Rio Tinto's Earnings & China's CPI

    A trade on an Australian mining company and China's latest economic data, with Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.

  • Markets Bullish on Copper   Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 7:10 PM ET
    Markets Bullish on Copper

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector at Barclays says that markets are bullish on copper and that it is a good thing that BHP Billiton can produce more of it.

  • Does Bernanke Really Have to Act Now? Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
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    Just because the U.S. economic data have weakened a bit since the last Federal Open Market Committee meeting on June 20, does it automatically mean that the Fed will act now?

  • Why Microsoft’s $6.2 Billion Charge Matters Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 5:33 AM ET
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    At first blush it’s easy to write off Microsoft’s $6.2 billion goodwill impairment charge, announced after the market’s close Monday, as an asterisk to its history that will have little significance to the company and its investors.

  • Top 10 Countries for Chinese Investments Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 6:51 PM ET
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    The massive financing needs of China's two biggest trading partners — the U.S. and Europe — could leave Beijing spoiled for choice as it plans to spend $560 billion in foreign investments over the next five years.

  • China Buyers Defer Raw Material Cargos Sunday, 20 May 2012 | 8:35 PM ET
    Aerial of iron ore ships at Port Hedland.

    Chinese consumers of thermal coal and iron ore are asking traders to defer cargos and – in some cases – defaulting on their contracts, in the clearest sign yet of the impact of the country’s economic slowdown on the global raw materials markets. The FT reports.