Over the past 90 days executives at Ivanhoe Mines were net sellers of 39,463 shares in the public market. That is down from the four-year 90-day average of 125,964 shares sold. The most recent sale took place on Oct. 28 when a director sold 17,463 shares after exercising options. In September, Australian miner Rio Tinto boosted its stake in the company to 49 per cent, the maximum level allowed until a standstill agreement ends in January. Investors may soon be asking whether Rio Tinto is interested in the other 51 per cent.
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Chart reflects public-market transactions of common shares or unit trusts by company officers and directors.