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Rio Tinto PLC
06 April 2018
 

Notice of dividend currency exchange rates - 2017 final dividend

 

6 April 2018

 

On 7 February 2018, Rio Tinto announced an interim dividend of 180.00 US cents per share for the full year ending 31 December 2017, with Rio Tinto Limited shareholders to be paid 228.53 Australian cents per ordinary share and Rio Tinto plc shareholders to be paid 129.43 pence per ordinary share.

 

The currency exchange rates which apply for Rio Tinto Limited shareholders who elect to receive the final dividend in pounds sterling and Rio Tinto plc shareholders who elect to receive the final dividend in Australian dollars are the currency exchange rates applicable on 5 April 2018, being five business days prior to the dividend payment date.

 

American Depositary Receipt (ADR) holders receive dividends in US dollars based on the pounds sterling currency exchange rate applicable on 5 April 2018.

 

This announcement confirms the currency exchange rates applicable for the 2017 final dividend for shareholders who have made a currency election:

 

 

 

Declared dividend

(180.00 US cents)

 

Exchange rate

 

Dividend per share following currency election/Dividend per ADR

 

228.53 Australian cents

0.5491

125.49 British pence

129.43 British pence

1.8211

235.70 Australian cents

129.43 British pence

1.3996

181.15 US cents (ADR Holders)

 

 

The final dividend will be paid to shareholders of Rio Tinto Limited and Rio Tinto plc and to ADR holders on 12 April 2018.

 

LEI: 213800YOEO5OQ72G2R82

Classification: 3.1 Additional regulated information required to be disclosed under the laws of a Member State

 

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Rio Tinto plc

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London SW1Y 4AD

United Kingdom

 

T +44 20 7781 2000
Registered in England

No. 719885

Rio Tinto Limited

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Melbourne 3000

Australia

 

T +61 3 9283 3333

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