Yes, commodity prices are up, but not to the extent we would like and consequently, everyone is still moving with caution and keeping tabs on every penny being spent.”
- Laura Cornish, Editor
Issue 8
2015
My day started like any other – with coffee and the morning’s news headlines. But this day was diff erent and the consequences are showing already. 17 July, a Friday, is the day the platinum price dropped below $1 000/oz. And like many situations in life, I knew it was coming but was still greatly shocked when it did. Precious metal prices have not been this low since February 2009, which is even more concerning. It suggests a long market recovery turnaround.
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17 July, a Friday, is the day the platinum price dropped below $1 000/oz. And like many situations in life, I knew it was coming but was still greatly shocked when it did
- Laura Cornish - Editor
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