Precious metals


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Precious metals

Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium, which are used for their intrinsic value or for their value in production. These may be traded either in their physical state or by way of futures and options contracts, mining company stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or other instrument.

Precious Metals

Rare or otherwise valuable metals. Metals are considered precious based upon their rarity, usefulness in industry, or history as an investment commodity. Examples of precious metals include iridium, gold, and silver. Precious metals are traded as commodities on various security exchanges. Many precious metals are volatile, like other commodities, but generally maintain relatively high prices.
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In precious metal financing, based on in-depth research into the industry chain of precious metals, ICBC launched new products such as gold swap and silver leasing, creating a complete product line covering upstream, mid-stream and downstream demand for hedge against risks.
a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Precious Metals will accept applications for research subjects for the 2013 "Precious Metals Research Grants" from September 2 (Mon) until November 29, 2013 (Fri).
The inaugural Dubai Precious Metals Conference (DPMC), organised in association with Foretell Business Solutions, one of India's leading commodities research firms, will be held on the April 29 and 30 at the Almas Tower in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers Free Zone.
According to a press release, Haber plans to install a precious metals recovery line that will be capable of processing electronic scrap and gold ore, allowing the company to begin production on various precious-metal-bearing materials.
SAN FRANCISCO -- PENSCO Trust Company, an alternative asset custodian specializing in the administration of complex investments, today announced new capabilities to hold gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in tax-advantaged retirement accounts.
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a company of Tanaka Precious Metals, Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) today announced that Tanaka Precious Metals will accept applications for research subjects for the 2012 "Precious Metals Research Grants" from September 3 (Mon) until November 30, 2012 (Fri).
Mutual funds investing in precious metals can be a source of comfort to investors when markets are heading south and the economy is passing through choppy weather.
The category of precious metals generally includes silver, gold, platinum, palladium, diamonds and rhodium.
United Recycling has been successful in several of these segments, although its roots lie in the precious metals refining sector of the recycling industry.