StockMarketWire.com - Rio Tinto said it had completed its previously-announced share buyback, purchasing shares worth A$2.87bn (£1.61bn).

The buyback price was A$69.69 per share, which represented a discount of 14% to the market price.

The buyback was announced on 20 September as part of a US$3.2bn share buyback programme returning the proceeds from the sale of coal assets to shareholders.



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