Precious Metals

Precious metals are rare naturally-occurring elements of high economic value. This category includes gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Historically, precious metals were used as currency, but are now regarded mainly as investment and as industrial commodities. These precious metals have each an ISO 4217 currency code:

Precious metals are traded at COMEX (gold & silver), NYMEX (platinum & palladium), LME (gold), ASX (Australia), TOCOM (Japan), SHFE (China), BM&FBovespa (Brazil).