Sam can sleep well while Glencore deals with debt

RIO Tinto's Sam Walsh may sleep a little more easily tonight as the possible threat of a takeover by voracious commodities trader Glencore seems all but over as the Swiss-based giant – like everyone else – feels the metals prices slump.

Sam can sleep well while Glencore deals with debt Sam can sleep well while Glencore deals with debt Sam can sleep well while Glencore deals with debt Sam can sleep well while Glencore deals with debt Sam can sleep well while Glencore deals with debt

Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg.

On-going speculation about the commodity giant’s designs – an all-scrip ‘merger of equals’ – on Rio Tinto will take a rest for the time being, following Glencore’s announcement that it would scrap its

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