Rio shares hit decade high

SHARES in Rio Tinto have hit their highest level since 2008.

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Stockpiles at Rio Tinto's Cape Lambert port

The stock opened 4.8% higher this morning, peaking at A$107.99 - a price not seen since July 1, 2008.

Rio shares are up by more than 39% since the start of the year.