A South African police force has fired upon a group of rioting mine workers in Johannesburg, killing nine. Platinum has spiked up three percent as a result as fears that a disruption in supply may affect prices, while gold and silver have moved up as well. Platinum is still a bargain at 1460, despite high premiums on ounces and fractional coins. Limited supplies of platinum make the market especially vulnerable to supply interruptions.
World Watches as South African Police Kill Nine in Mine Riot
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