A rare and valuable metal. Platinum is used in jewelry and electronics. Platinum is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Platinum is volatile like other commodities, but generally maintains a relatively high price.
It's 20 years since Brothers in Arms established Knopfler's Dire Straits as one of the biggest bands in the world - it went on to sell more than 20 million copies, topping the charts in 22 countries and going platinum 13 times over.