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Precious metals traded in the green on Thursday with platinum soaring nearly 3% after China said it is considering relaxing restrictions on auto purchases.
The country’s State Council outlined 20 measures in order to boost consumption as the protracted trade war with the United States takes its toll on China’s economy. Gold gained 0.08% to $1,541.09 per ounce at 10:09 am ET, while silver jumped 1.13% to for $18.57 for one troy ounce. At the same time, platinum, mostly used in the automotive industry, surged 3.11% to $929.48, while sister metal palladium climbed 0.88% to $1.487.26 per ounce.