London - The price of platinum rose to its highest since
mid-April on Wednesday after police in top producer South Africa said striking
miners had blockaded roads leading to operations belonging to number mine miner
Anglo Platinum [JSE:AMS].
Spot platinum rose by as much as 1.5% to a session peak of
$1 624.74 an ounce, while the discount to the gold price fell to a four-month
low of $113 an ounce.
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