Rio Tinto (RTP) says it remains committed to a $19.5B deal with Chinalco (ACH), and that the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Rio Tinto (RTP) says it remains committed to a $19.5B deal with Chinalco (ACH), and that the plan has now received U.S. regulatory approval, pouring cold water on speculation it might be backing away from the tie-up in favor of a public rights offering. Shares +1.6% premarket.