|Bid||0.00 x 1000|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||84.19 - 85.35|
|52 Week Range||71.92 - 88.91|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.15|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.60%|
Platinum prices surged to 10-month highs after investors turned their attention to the precious metal as an alternative to the seemingly overbought palladium. Chinese equities enjoyed sizeable inflows as government stimulus and trade optimism acted as catalysts to a comeback of economic growth. Crude oil’s remarkable 2019 run spurred interest in leveraged bets while Europe’s common currency is confined by ECB’s dovish approach. Check our previous trends edition at Trending: Palladium Continues Record Run as Supply Worries Intensify.
As investors consider potential risks ahead, many are looking to ETF strategies that cover alternative assets like precious metals and commodities to help diversify a traditional stock and bond portfolio mix.
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Palladium prices and precious metals-related ETFs pushed toward new heights as the threat of strikes in South Africa tightens the supply outlook for the metal. On Monday, the Aberdeen Standard Physical ...
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Palladium was the toast of the town in precious metals in 2018 and gold is starting to make a resurgence, but Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) suggests giving platinum a second look. Platinum prices fell 14 percent last year and is currently priced at just over $800 per ounce compared to gold and palladium, which are both over $1,300 an ounce. “Platinum is relatively unloved and relatively cheap compared to other precious metals," said Nic Johnson, Pimco’s managing director and portfolio manager for commodities.
Among precious metals and the related exchange traded funds, gold usually gets the most headlines and last year, palladium join the party with an epic yearly performance. This year, commodities investors ...
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The weakness in gold is making its way to other precious metals and the related exchange traded funds. With Friday's loss, PPLT slumped by about 6.5% last week, extending its monthly loss to nearly 5% and its year-to-date loss to over 16%. “Platinum prices tumbled to 10-year lows as the collapse of Turkey's lira rippled through markets and weakened the currency of top producer South Africa, underlining persistent oversupply of the autocatalyst metal,” reports Reuters.
The ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (PPLT) is saddled with a second-quarter loss of more than 9% and data suggest some professional traders are growing bearish on the white metal. “The price of platinum stayed above $900 an ounce on New York futures markets on Monday as it attempts to recover from levels last seen in January 2016 struck last week. Platinum is trading near a record discount of $400 an ounce against gold and its lacklustre performance compares to sister metal palladium 27% rally over the past year,” reports Frik Els for Mining.com.
Precious metals funds are a smart and effective way of adding diversification to an investment portfolio. When choosing the best precious metals funds to buy, there are a few criteria to follow for narrowing your search: Use ETFs or ETNs: Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes are generally preferred for investing in precious metals over mutual funds. This is because most precious metals mutual funds buy stocks of miners, which offers only indirect exposure to precious metals, whereas ETFs and ETNs can offer more direct exposure through indices and commodities markets.