Rio shrugs off market rumours

RIO Tinto chief executive Tom Albanese has brushed off rumours the company is eyeing a takeover of alumina giant Alcoa, and would not be drawn on the possible sale of its stakes in Extract Resources and Kalahari Minerals to Chinese interests.

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Speaking to journalists after the company’s annual general meeting in Perth today, Albanese acknowledged he had seen “some trader chatter” over the past day or two on a possible takeover of Alcoa, but

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