Platinum (PPLT) prices hit a four-month high this week as spreading unrest among mineworkers in...

|By:, SA News Editor

Platinum (PPLT) prices hit a four-month high this week as spreading unrest among mineworkers in South Africa, which accounts for nearly 80% of the world’s supply, prompted investors to cover bearish positions. Yet concerns about supply disruptions come at a time of low demand for platinum; analysts believe that if the unrest recedes, prices could fall.