Will J-S clear the air next week?

IT has to be thought that Rio Tinto’s “Capital Markets Day” on October 31, hosted by chief executive J-S Jacques from Rio’s London digs, is not going to yield much beyond what the target audience already knows or suspects, writes Barry FitzGerald.

Will J-S clear the air next week? Will J-S clear the air next week? Will J-S clear the air next week? Will J-S clear the air next week? Will J-S clear the air next week?

Rio CEO J-S Jacques at a Melbourne Mining Club event in London last year

Still, Rio's Frenchman who says he is British will bring his usual Gallic flourish to the day, making it all the more bearable for those who will be a day older when it's all said and done but not