Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto and former execs seek dismissal of Mozambique fraud charges

Rio Tinto and two former executives are seeking to have fraud charges brought by US regulators dropped, arguing that they did not cover up a bungled …

Corruption

Rio Tinto seeks dismissal of SEC fraud case

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) is calling for the dismissal of an SEC lawsuit accusing the company of fraud for overstating the value of coal assets in …

Business

Mitsubishi considers raising stake in Anglo’s Quellaveco copper project

Mitsubishi has appointed advisers as the Japanese conglomerate considers adding to its stake in Anglo American’s Quellaveco copper project in …

Norway wealth fund bans 9 groups, including BAE Systems

The British defence group, along with the US firms Aecom, Fluor and Huntington Ingalls Industries have been banned for producing components to build …

Norway

BHP cuts coking coal export target and will take impairments in its half year results

BHP has cut its coking coal export target for fiscal 2018 and revealed its financial results in February would include exceptional items related to …

Cyclone Debbie

The World’s 30 Most Colorful Natural Attractions

It's a ROYGIBV world!<p>While artificially vibrant towns sometimes grab all the attention of color-hunting travelers, these naturally colorful …

List-Worthy

Cashing in on commodities

<b>Summary:</b> 2017 was a boom year for many mining stocks, but this year is likely to be completely different. As always, everything depends on demand and …

Gold

ASX poised to edge higher, Wall St rallies on earnings

Australian stocks are poised to edge higher, as an earnings-sparked rally on Wall Street accelerated in the final hour of trade. $A tops US80¢. ASX …

Markets

Rio Tinto racks up record quarterly iron ore shipments

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) says it shipped a record 90M metric tons of iron ore during Q4, up 3% Y/Y and raising iron ore output for the full year by 1% to …

Business

How Do Asian Companies Grow?

<b>Asian manufacturing companies have been running the show in the international market for the past few decades. No wonder why everything seems to have come from Asia. But these colossal markets are not the result of free markets, but rather from state control. And now the service sector is receiving</b> …

South Korea

Dow Industrials on Track to Open Above 26,000

DJIA set to open above 26,000<p>-- Dollar rebounds after three-year low<p>-- Bitcoin selloff accelerates<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on course to open above 26,000 Tuesday, with U.S. stocks set to echo broad-based gains in Europe and Asia-Pacific as it continued its speedy leap higher amid the …

Markets

Energy, mining stocks drag FTSE lower

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil and mining companies dragged Britain’s FTSE 100 index to a negative close on Tuesday, tracking energy and metals prices lower, after gaining earlier in the session on a fall in sterling.<p>The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index ended down 0.28 percent at 7,747.18 points, retreating …

Economy

Norway oil fund sells out of BAE Systems in latest ethical investment move

Norway’s $1.1tn oil fund has sold out of UK defence group BAE Systems and eight other companies as well as banning them from its portfolios in the …

BAE Systems

Wall Street optimism fades, ASX to slip on weaker mining stocks

All signs are looking negative for Australian shares today, with mining and energy stocks likely to feel the heat.<p>Metal prices dropped overnight — …

Markets

Base metals, miners wobble as US dollar starts to steady

Base metals and mining stocks took a hit on Tuesday with investors moving to bank profits as the US dollar showed signs of stabilising.<p>Commodities …

Economy

Global stocks split as Wall Street sees early rally fizzle

NEW YORK - Wall Street whipsawed global investors on Tuesday, with an early burst of enthusiasm petering out as falling oil prices helped send major …

Markets

Asia Pacific equities pull back from decade highs

Asia Pacific equities eased from decade highs on Wednesday as the dollar continued to slip amid fears over a possible US government shutdown this …

Markets

ASX to open flat as metals, miners drop on greenback rebound

Australian shares are poised to open flat, as base metals retreated as the US dollar found some support. Miners dragged the FTSE to a loss. Rio Tinto …

Markets

FTSE LIVE: Greggs and JD Sports report

<b>Alex Sebastian</b><p>Host commentator<p>Auto-update<p>08:36<p>At 9.30 we will find out whether inflation has started to come back in towards the Bank of England's 2% …

Economy

ASX sags under mining sector weight

Australian shares fell back to levels last seen in December on Wednesday, as investors took a gloomy view of the heavyweight miners and sold out of …

Markets

Iron ore fell heavily again

Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images<p>Iron ore spot markets remain under pressure, falling for a third consecutive session on Tuesday.<p>According to Metal …

Economy

Sydney stocks fall to 1-month low as miners drag

Shares in Sydney closed at their lowest in one month on Wednesday, dragged lower by mining stocks.<p>The S&P/ASX 200 index lost 0.5 per cent to close at …

Markets

Surging commodity prices look set to drive profit upgrades and record dividends at Rio Tinto

Surging commodity prices look set to drive upgrades to Rio Tinto profit forecasts, amid growing expectations the miner will pay its biggest ever …

Stocks

Asian Shares Lower After Wall Street Fades

Asian stocks started lower Wednesday following a late selloff in U.S. equities and fresh multiyear and record highs logged by some regional stock markets on Tuesday.<p>Sentiment was weaker after a solid performance in the region on Tuesday which saw Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index score a record-high …

Markets

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 16

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Rio Tinto result expected to deliver dividend bonanza

The miner has met its full-year iron ore shipping guidance of 330Mt for 2017

Mining bosses join sustainability consultancy in environmental push

A sustainability consultancy has attracted two of the biggest names in mining as the industry looks to burnish its social and environmental …

Rio lifts full-year iron ore shipments 1%

Global miner Rio Tinto shipped 330.1 million tonnes of iron ore from its Pilbara operations in 2017, in line with its revised full-year guidance.

Iron Ore

Global Stocks Rise Broadly as Hang Seng Eyes a Record -- Update

Asian equity markets found their footing after some initial softness, as Hong Kong's benchmark attempts for a second day to set a record closing high.<p>The Hang Seng ended morning trading up 1.3% at 31751.60, rebounding from a Monday afternoon selloff that ended the index's record 14-day winning …

Markets

European stocks open mixed; Renault, Rio Tinto report

European stocks open flat as investors watch out for further earnings and digest political news.

Stocks