To turn luck, firm bets on jade horse

Mining group rebounds from setbacks

Posted: December 2, 2012 at 3:47 a.m.

After weathering the collapse of a $19.5 billion deal in 2009 and the arrest of four executives, Rio Tinto Group did what is done in China to court better fortune: It bought a jade horse.

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