Global Precious Metals MMI®: Japanese Platinum Down 2.6% on Week

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The week’s biggest mover on the Global Precious Metals MMI® was the price of Japanese platinum bar, which saw a 2.6 percent decrease to JPY 4,075 ($50) per gram. The price of US platinum bar rose 1.1 percent to $1,568 per ounce after falling 1.3 percent during the previous week. Chinese platinum bar fell 0.6 percent last week to CNY 338.00 ($53.74) per gram.

The price of US gold bullion rose 2.2 percent to $1,662 per ounce after falling 1.5 percent during the previous week. The price of Indian gold bullion rose 1.9 percent over the past week to INR 29,175 ($555) per 10 grams. This was the third week in a row of increasing prices. The price of Chinese gold bullion rose 0.6 percent to CNY 336.61 ($53.52) per gram after falling 0.5 percent during the previous week. The price of Japanese gold bullion fell 0.3 percent to JPY 4,290 ($53) per gram after rising 0.8 percent the week before.

Following a 0.4 percent increase, the price of Japanese silver fell 1.5 percent last week to JPY 797.00 ($9.88) per 10 grams. The price of US silver rose 1.4 percent to $30.99 per ounce after falling 3.1 percent during the previous week. The price of Chinese silver fell 1.4 percent to CNY 6,515 ($1,035) per kilogram after rising 0.3 percent the week before. Following a 1.1 percent increase, the price of Indian silver fell 0.7 percent last week to INR 55,776 ($1,062) per kilogram.

Closing out the third week of rising prices, the price of US palladium bar increased by 2.3 percent, landing at $679.00 per ounce. The price of Chinese palladium bar fell 1.2 percent to CNY 161.00 ($25.60) per gram after rising 5.2 percent the week before. Following a five percent increase in the previous week, the price of Japanese palladium bar fell 0.6 percent last week to JPY 1,745 ($21) per gram.

The Global Precious Metals MMI® collects and weights 14 global precious metal price points to provide an unique view into precious metal price trends. For more information on the Global Precious Metals MMI®, how it’s calculated or how your company can use the index, please drop us a note at: info (at) agmetalminer (dot) com.

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