Reuters reported on precious metals trading on Friday, noting Platinum Week is scheduled to begin on Monday in London.
Spot platinum dropped 1.2 percent to $1,462.25 an ounce, while spot palladium was down 2.4 percent at $595.63 an ounce after hitting a low of $595.28, its weakest price since mid-December.
Platinum Week, at which traders, miners, refiners, recyclers and buyers will meet, takes place in London next week. Recent price declines in both metals are likely to be discussed.
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