GOLD PRICES broke above $1900 per ounce in London trade Tuesday, joining silver and platinum in erasing the last week’s drop ahead of tonight’s initial results from the hotly-contested and highly fractious US elections.
Breaching what several analysts called that "psychological topside" by $7 as New York opened for business, the yellow metal has now risen 42.7% from gold’s price spike when Trump won the White House on 9 November 2016, beating Hillary Clinton.
Silver prices today regained the $24.30 mark, a 7-year high when first reached in July and 27.9% above Election 2016’s top.
Platinum meantime showed a loss of 14.2% from 4 years ago, reaching $833 as China’s Communist dictatorship announced its new 5-year plan for the world’s 2nd largest economy, aiming for new energy vehicles (NEVs) – led by electric but including hydrogen-powered engines, which use platinum as a catalyst in their fuel cells – to account for […]
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