PGM Market Prices

TOKYO (Aug 2)  The price of Japanese platinum bar rose by 1.1 percent yesterday after remaining flat for two days. US platinum bar finished the day up 0.1 percent. The price of Chinese palladium bar declined 1.2 percent. US palladium bar fell 0.1 percent on Thursday. The price of Japanese palladium bar was essentially unchanged.

The price of Japanese silver closed lower Thursday, halting its two-day flat run with a 1.0 percent decline. The price of US silver rose 0.4 percent after a two-day drop. The price of Chinese silver showed little movement yesterday.