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Rio Tinto PLC
29 June 2017
 

29th June 2017

Rio Tinto plc - Transaction in own shares

Rio Tinto plc (the "Company") today announces that on 29th June 2017 it purchased the following number of ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") on the London Stock Exchange from Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch. These shares will be cancelled.

Ordinary Shares

Date of Purchase

29-Jun-17

Number of ordinary shares purchased

54,425

Average price paid (GBp)

3238.6005

Highest price paid

3246.5000

Lowest price paid

3213.5000

 

These share purchases form part of the Company's existing share buy-back programme which is expected to be completed over the period from 1 March 2017 to 31 December 2017, details of which were announced on 8 February 2017.

In respect of this programme, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch will make trading decisions in relation to the Company's Ordinary Shares repurchased under the buy-back programme independently of, and uninfluenced by, the Company for the period between 1 March 2017 and 28 July 2017.

Any such acquisitions will be effected within certain pre-set parameters, and in accordance with the Company's general authority to repurchase Ordinary Shares, Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules and the provisions of the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU dealing with buy-back programmes.

Following the cancellation of the Ordinary Shares repurchased, the Company will have 1,378,243,235 Ordinary Shares in issue. To the extent that further Ordinary Shares are repurchased under the programme, these will also be cancelled.

In accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014/EU, a full breakdown of the individual trades is detailed below: 

Transaction details: Rio Tinto plc ordinary shares of 10 pence each

Issuer name: Rio Tinto plc
ISIN:
GB0007188757
Intermediary name: Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch
Intermediary Code:
DEUTGB2L
Timezone: GMT
Currency: GBp

 

 

Aggregated Information

Date of purchase: 29th June 2017
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 54,425
Volume weighted average price paid per
share (p): 3238.6005

 

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