The price of Japanese platinum bar fell 2.2 percent on Feb. 8, 2013, making it the day’s biggest mover on MetalMiner’s price index.
Weakening prices followed two days of improvement as the price of US platinum bar dropped 1 percent. The price of Chinese platinum bar ended a two-day climb.
The price of US palladium bar declined 1.6 percent. Following a couple days of improvement, the price of Japanese palladium bar weakened by 1.4 percent. Chinese palladium bar stayed flat.
The price of Japanese gold bullion declined 0.9 percent, after two days of improvement. The price of US gold bullion fell 0.4 percent. Indian gold bullion gained 0.1 percent. Chinese gold bullion saw little change in its price last Friday.