ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Suitability
Platinum is one of the few precious metals rarer than gold. But unlike gold, platinum's industrial applications drive its demand. The automotive industry represents platinum’s largest end market, where it is incorporated   Read more 

Bull Case

PPLT offers clean exposure to platinum spot prices.
Supply disruptions in South Africa may put upward pressure on platinum prices.
Tightening emissions standards may increase the demand for platinum. Read more 

Bear Case

PPLT's fees are a bit rich.
The supply of recycled platinum tends to increase with spot prices, which can soften the metal's appreciation.
Automotive manufacturers may continue to substitute cheaper palladium for platinum in catalytic converters. Read more 

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