Though platinum is now commonly used in autocatalysts and jewelry, when Spanish explorers first came across the metal on a 16th century expedition in Colombia, they were unaware of its value.
Articles Tagged "platinum investing"
Platinum – Writing for Sprott Inc. (TSX:SII), David Franklin reported that investors in platinum stocks have been selling their shares over the last month and a half on the back of fears that the sector is in "terminal decline." He believes that the way forward for investors is to invest in the metal itself.
Platinum – Rule explains why investing in PGMs may be better than silver or gold in the near term.
Platinum – The Street reported platinum prices are up $22 on Monday.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported Lonmin Plc (LSE:LMI) won support from shareholders for a proposed $817 million stock sale aimed at helping it avoid breaching pledges to creditors.
Platinum – Mining Weekly reported Eastern Platinum (TSX:ELR,LSE:ELR) lost more in the third-quarter on lower prices and lowered production.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said the country's credibility with investors has been hurt by platinum strikes and two credit downgrades.