July 2008
Finweek;2008 Mining Yearbook Supplement, p56
The article presents information on the current status of the precious metals market. According to one of the analyst at Credit Suisse Standard Securities, there is a potential upside to the gold price in the near-term. He believes that the gold price will continue to be underpinned by the dollar till 2012. It is said that the platinum mine production is likely to drop. According to the analyst, one of the reasons for the drop in production is environmental legislation and royalties.


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