Palladium

  • Palladium: The precious metal nobody is talking about but should be
  • At times like this, gold and silver typically grab all the attention... And attract all the "safe" money. But there's another metal that could blast past both of these. That's because it has unique physical properties for which there is just no substitute - something its biggest consumers lose quite a bit of sleep over. It's 15 times more rare than platinum... and 30 times more rare than gold. Rea... ››› more
  • [06 January 2017]
  • About the ETN: Standard Bank Palladium-Linker ETN [JSE:SBAPD1]
  • Standard Bank Palladium-Linker exchange traded note (ETN) tracks the performance of the palladium price in dollars per ounce. The ETN has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: Standard Bank Palladium-Linker ETN Short name: SBADAUG20 Ticker: SBAPD1 Sector: JSE listed notes   Five top facts about Standard Bank Palladium-Linker ETN   Fact #1: ... ››› more
  • [09 November 2015]
  • Why the Volkswagen scandal sent palladium soaring
  • The Volkswagen scandal may have been bad news for platinum and Volkswagen's share price, but there has certainly been a beneficiary. This is palladium. It has bounced higher in price since the scandal hit. And it's looking good for more. Let's take a closer look… Palladium benefited from the Volkswagen scandal Towards the end of September, coinciding with the news that Volkswagen ... ››› more
  • [28 October 2015]
  • About the ETF: NewPalladium ETF [JSE:NGPLD]
  • NewPalladium exchange traded fund (ETF) tracks the spot price of palladium. The ETF has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: NewPalladium ETF Short name: NEWPALL Ticker: NGPLD Sector: JSE listed funds Five top facts about NewPalladium ETF Fact #1: ETFs are passively managed funds, which aim to track the performance of an underlying index or, in this case, the ... ››› more
  • [21 September 2015]
  • About the ETF: Standard Bank AfricaPalladium ETF [JSE:ETFPLD]
  • Standard Bank AfricaPalladium exchange traded fund (ETF) tracks the rand value of palladium. The ETF has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: Standard Bank AfricaPalladium ETF Short name: AfricaPld Ticker: ETFPLD Sector: JSE listed funds Five top facts about Standard Bank AfricaPalladium ETF Fact #1: Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are funds listed on the stock m... ››› more
  • [19 August 2015]
  • Palladium is looking set to take off… Here's why and how you can play it
  • Palladium is one of the platinum group metals. South Africa is the world's second top producer of the precious metal, falling closely behind Russia. After hitting a high last year, the price of palladium has fallen. But a change could be on the cards for the metal. Let's take a closer look at what's going on... The demand for palladium is rising After hitting a high of over $900 an ... ››› more
  • [03 March 2015]
  • Discover 2015's hottest commodity and three mining shares to profit from it!
  • The US dollar is surging and the South African rand is crashing. While this is great news for the purchasing power of US consumers, it's crushed the value of almost all commodities such as oil and gold. However one commodity is showing massive promise for 2015… They’re just not making enough of these metals to meet demand… If you go back to 2012 platinum stockpiles made up about 5... ››› more
  • [13 January 2015]
  • Experts agree - acting on the news will leave you broke
  • So you invest your own money, pick your own shares? And to do so you read as much as possible? You frequent Moneyweb, Fin24, Mining.com, Mining weekly etc. Guess what? Chances are you could be damaging your investment portfolio by being this ‘well informed'! If you read the news this past month your portfolio composition would’ve changed FOUR times Yep – one of the news sites I fr... ››› more
  • [08 September 2014]
  • Move over gold, silver and platinum - There's another precious metal set to soar!
  • Palladium is one of the precious metals that majority of investors don't think about. It's not only a precious metal but is also an industrial metal. In fact, about 68% of palladium demand is for catalytic converters. Palladium is also used in jewellery, dentistry, coins, medicine and in many electronics. With the ongoing tensions in Russia (the world's largest producer of palladium), there h... ››› more
  • [19 August 2014]
  • The price of palladium hits over $900 and pulls the JSE up with it
  • Yesterday, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange benefitted from a soaring palladium price. The struggling platinum producers outperformed on the news. Palladium supply is under threat due to geopolitical events in Russia. Russia is the world's number one producer of the precious metal. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the local bourse yesterday… Platinum producers benefitted f... ››› more
  • [19 August 2014]
  • Investors run to gold as geopolitical tensions in Ukraine escalate
  • Yesterday afternoon, news broke that a Malaysian plane had been shot down over eastern Ukraine. This as the US steps up its sanctions against Russia. The news left the US markets firmly in the red. And the gold price strongly higher. Palladium also rallied. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… The gold price rose 1.3% The gold price climbed 1.3% “on heightened geopolitical te... ››› more
  • [18 July 2014]
  • Palladium just hit a 13-year high… What's in store for the metal now?
  • So far, 2014 has been the year for palladium. The platinum group metal (PGM) is easily outperforming its precious metal counterparts. Palladium is up over 19% so far this year. But can palladium keep on rising? Or is it destined for a fall? Read on to find out and how you can get on palladium's move… The platinum sector strike hit palladium production hard Helping the price of palladi... ››› more
  • [11 July 2014]
  • The market is looking buoyant for precious metals
  • Gold, platinum and palladium continue to edge higher. A weaker dollar is helping to boost prices. Geopolitical tensions are helping push gold up. And supply concerns over platinum and palladium continue to drive prices higher. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… The prices of precious metals continue to rise Precious metals look likely to complete a “sixth consecutive week... ››› more
  • [10 July 2014]
  • This forgotten metal is up 19% this year... And it's about to double!
  • There's one ignored precious metal that's gained nearly 20% this year. It's not gold or silver. The thing is, if you want to find investment opportunities, you have to look in often forgotten - but still in demand - places. And this precious metal is in for another run! Let me explain... Three things that have choked the supply of this one metal will see your profits soar   ... ››› more
  • [13 June 2014]
  • The palladium price climbs as supply fears grow
  • Today, marks 20 weeks to the day since the strike by members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) downed tools over wage demands at the world's top three platinum producers. The price of palladium has been rising steadily since the beginning of the strike. And this week, the metal showed a spectacular rally. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… The palladium... ››› more
  • [12 June 2014]
  • Soaring demand for platinum and palladium ETFs is helping reignite a PGMs bull market
  • Platinum-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs) are sucking up vast quantities of platinum group metals (PGMs). One of the main drivers behind this was the launch of Absa's NewPlat last year. It's been very successful. Add to that the addition of two palladium-backed ETFs and palladium holdings are also rising. The demand for PGM-backed ETFs is adding to the unprecedented demand for these metals. Dem... ››› more
  • [23 May 2014]
  • Why demand for catalytic converters is putting pressure on PGMs
  • The most common use of platinum group metals (PGMs) is in catalytic converters. Manufacturers fit them in vehicles to help reduce harmful emissions from petrol and diesel engines. Since the introduction of catalytic converters, platinum is the primary metal used. But now more catalytic converters are using palladium. Whichever PGM you pick, both are seeing a supply squeeze. Let's take a closer loo... ››› more
  • [23 May 2014]
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