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Spot Gold, Gold Futures Climb Above Platinum Prices

September 04, 2011

Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Gold prices climbed above platinum prices as concern about a global economic slowdown boosted demand for a haven and eroded the outlook for a metal used mainly in autocatalysts.

Spot gold traded at $1,889.57 an ounce, while cash platinum was at $1,887.50 an ounce by 6:35 a.m. Singapore time. Gold futures in New York were at $1,892.70 an ounce, while platinum futures were at $1,891.90 an ounce at the same time.

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