Clean-car push puts palladium in top spot

12 January 2020 - 05:00 By AGENCY REPORTER

Global efforts to clean up petrol cars are driving a record surge in palladium, which has rallied in the first week of the year to more than $2,000 a troy ounce.

The precious metal, which is now more valuable than gold, has benefited from continued demand from the car industry for palladium-based catalytic converters on exhausts, along with limited supply from mines in SA and Russia...

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