Will Rio Tinto plc Be Gobbled Up By Glencore plc Or BHP Billiton plc?

Despite the refocus on cost-cutting and shareholder returns, M&A talk has resurfaced in the mega-mining sector, with Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO) having already rejected an overture from Glencore (LSE: GLEN). And there may be reasons to expect another bid in the near future, or even a shot at a long-mooted Rio Tinto/BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT) tie-up…

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