Japan, Platinum & Gold - Links and OutlookMay 16, 2012, 6:32 PM by Przemysław Radomski CFA
The recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan have caused fluctuations in precious metals market moves. A detailed analysis of Japan’s precious metals sector could illustrate the possible market impacts in the near-term. To what extent did the slump in industrial demand caused by the disaster affect the platinum and palladium markets?
What would be the future implications of the tragedy on precious metals prices? Which duo is more sensitive to the Japanese debacle: gold/silver or platinum/palladium?