Rio Tinto Ltd


  • NEW DELHI, Jan 12- Rio Tinto Ltd expects to start exporting Australian uranium to India in the next two years, its chief executive said, as soon as safeguards are in place to restrict its use to power generation. Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott sealed a deal in September for Australia to sell India uranium, in a show of international acceptance...

  • Asian equity markets raked in gains on Thursday, as the fall in oil prices abated, while a positive finish on Wall Street overnight lifted trading sentiment.

  • Oil's slump, poor Japan data spook Asian shares Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    Asian bourses slid again on Thursday, as falling oil prices and a worse-than-expected machinery orders report from Japan reinforced jitters about a sluggish global economy

  • Cramer Remix: The best stocks to own now Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    It’s this stock, and its partner in crime, that "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer believes are heading higher.

  • Cramer: Cut the line on bottom fishing! Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    Jim Cramer has seen a hideous return for bottom fish stocks. Here are the stocks he considers to be the top fish for the year.

  • Asian shares turned mixed after China, Japan data Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian equity markets were mixed, as traders reacted to key economic data from Japan and China. Declining commodity prices also weighed on resource-heavy bourses in the region.

  • Nov 19- Miner Cliffs Natural Resources Inc may file for creditor protection in Canada to insulate itself from closure costs and liabilities at its Canadian operations, analysts said. On Wednesday, Cliffs said it might have to close its Bloom Lake iron ore mine in Quebec at a cost of up to $700 million as it struggles to find funds to expand the project.

  • Asian indices mixed on Japan woes; FOMC minutes eyed Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass before a share prices board in Tokyo on November 17, 2014. Japan's share prices fell 453.18 points to close at 17,037.65 points at the morning session of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, after official data showed Japan's economy surprisingly slumped into a recession.

    Trading was mixed in Asia on Wednesday, as sentiment turned cautious amid concerns over the health of Japan - the world's third largest economy - and ahead of the release of the U.S. Federal Reserves' meeting minutes.

  • Asian bourses turned mixed late Tuesday, with Sydney and mainland indices under-performing on the back of a steeper-than-expected fall in China's new home prices.

  • Iron ore to suffer another double-digit dive in 2015 Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:00 PM ET

    Iron ore prices have dived this year and there's no respite ahead for the metal, according to Citi, which forecasts double-digit declines in 2015.

  • UPDATE 3-Vale posts surprise loss, shares dive Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- Vale posted a surprise $1.44 billion loss, and its shares tumbled to a 5-1/ 2- year low as investors worried about the cost of the Brazilian miner's expansion plans and a possible cut to its dividend in a new era of lower iron ore prices. Vale SA cited low iron ore prices and a weak local currency for the third-quarter loss. Vale is attempting to...

  • Rio Tinto lifts iron ore output as prices see-saw Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    Rio Tinto said a strong third quarter and productivity gains led to a 12 percent rise in iron ore production as price volatility persists.

  • Rio Tinto: We rejected Glencore's bid in August Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 9:23 PM ET
    Conveyor belts transport copper ore at the processing plant of Rio Tinto Group's Northparkes copper and gold underground block cave mine in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia, on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.

    Rio Tinto rejected a merger approach from smaller rival Glencore to create a $160 billion mining and trading giant in August.

  • BHP to slash costs to become cheapest supplier Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    BHP Billiton aims to cut its iron ore production costs by more than 25 percent and squeeze more tons from its mines as it aims to overtake Rio Tinto.

  • Iron ore plumbs new lows – Where's the rebound? Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Iron ore prices continue to drop, leaving investors with a key question: how much worse will things get before they improve?

  • Big miners struggle to tame China with iron ore glut Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Plans by top iron ore miners to knock out high-cost rivals with a flood of cheap ore have had some success, but are meeting resistance in China.

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 15- The union at the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, has called a strike on Sept. 22 and 24, aiming to paralyze activity in an effort to get improved working conditions, the union said on Monday.

  • Acid test looms for 'Alibaba IPO effect' theory Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    A man plays snooker in a hall inside Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 23, 2014.

    The theory is that Alibaba is such a gigantic offering that it is reducing interest in other IPOs anywhere on or near the horizon.

  • Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Tuesday amid light volumes as markets in South Korea and Hong Kong were closed for the Mid-Autumn Festival.

  • Asian indices painted a mixed trading picture on Monday after a gathering of central bankers failed to give any clues about interest rates.