Wall St. woes hit platinum

- November 19th, 2008

Platinum Investing News reports platinum has been falling due to the poor economy. Platinum refiner Johnson Matthey expects the price of platinum to range between $700/oz and $1,400/oz in the next six months, with the outlook for the market more uncertain than it has been for many years. “The dramatic fall in the platinum price … Continued

Platinum Investing News reports platinum has been falling due to the poor economy.

Platinum refiner Johnson Matthey expects the price of platinum to range between $700/oz and $1,400/oz in the next six months, with the outlook for the market more uncertain than it has been for many years. “The dramatic fall in the platinum price in the third quarter of the year could yet pose significant challenges to the primary producers and make expansion less attractive,” Johnson Matthey said. Looking forward, Matthey said it expected that most major national economies would suffer a recession, or slowdown in growth, and this would impact industrial demand for the metal.

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