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The silvery-white metal primarily found in South Africa and Russia has almost doubled in the past year.
Palladium posted the biggest weekly decline in more than three years as investors’ focus turned to demand amid concerns over slowing global growth.
Impala Platinum plans to start building a new palladium mine that could begin producing as soon as 2024 as the company’s outlook for metals turns bullish.
The scramble for palladium supply has taken the precious metal within striking distance to its costliest cousin - gold.
Palladium has hit a 16-year high in the long shadow cast by Volkswagen's diesel-testing scandal and the growing toll of diesel emissions on European cities.
Palladium has climbed above $1 000 an ounce for the first time since 2001 as global demand grows for the metal in pollution-control devices used by vehicles.
Palladium has touched a one-year high, leading gains in precious metals, as stronger Chinese car sales added to concerns over insufficient supply of the commodity.
Palladium investors are keeping record bets on a further slump in the market as broad-based weakness plagues the precious metals complex.
Platinum and palladium prices have dropped sharply following reports that South African mining may resume.
The metal rallied to post its best week since 2001 and shows little sign of slowing down.
The price of the metal - mainly used in autocatalysts in gasoline vehicles - has almost doubled from a recent low in August.
Platinum’s lesser-known cousin keeps going from strength to strength, says David Fickling.
Palladium, a precious metal widely used in the automotive industry, has hit an all-time high.
Sibanye-Stillwater is seen as a top pick for investors who are bullish about the outlook for platinum group metals.
Neal Froneman, who earned the nickname ‘Mr Fix-It’ for his turnaround successes in the 1990s now needs to show he can run Sibaye's new mines profitably and reduce debt.
Precious metals have surged as investors weighed the outlook for US interest rates, with gold climbing for a second day and palladium jumping by the most since 2010.
Norilsk Nickel sees output of platinum-group metals declining in the years to come as the Russian mining company leads investors in creating a palladium fund.
Absa's palladium-backed ETF due to be launched in Johannesburg this week has already amassed 8 600 ounces of metal to back its shares, Absa Capital says.
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