Palladium Leading the Platinum-group Metals Market and Beyond

Platinum-group metals (PGMs) are six similar transitional metals that include palladium, platinum, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. Each has similar physical and chemical properties to the others in the group, and they tend to occur together in the same deposits. Classified as rare precious metals, PGMs have significant industrial applications, most notably in the manufacturing […]

Proof palladium sellout virtually guaranteed

When the U.S. Mint puts the one-ounce palladium American Eagle proof coin on sale Sept. 6, should we call it a first year of issue? It is the first collector version of the bullion coin. This proof issue, though, comes a year after the bullion version debuted in 2017. One year ago, bullion buyers grabbed […]

Wheaton Acquires Gold and Palladium Stream

Wheaton Precious Metals’ (TSX:WPM, NYSE:WPM) wholly-owned subsidiary, Wheaton Precious Metals International, is set to acquire gold and palladium equal to a fixed percentage of production from the Stillwater and East Boulder mines, collectively referred to as Stillwater, from Sibanye Gold (JSE: SGL; NYSE: SBGL). As quoted in the press release: Wheaton International will pay Sibanye-Stillwater upfront cash consideration of US$ […]