Price Briefing 2 – 8 August

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 08 August 2013

Rio and Vale set tone for troubled times in mineral pricing

The torrent of gloomy earnings news continued this week, with mining giants Rio Tinto and Vale announcing results, as well as a host of smaller mineral companies which joined in the chorus of profits under pressure.

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto Plc saw its bottom line crumble during the first half...

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