Platinum Slides 1.2% on Amplats Job Cut Delay

Reuters reported that platinum posted its highest one-day drop in more than a month as Anglo American Platinum agreed to put on hold its plans to cut jobs in its South African properties.

As quoted in the market news:

Platinum fell 1.2 percent after South Africa, Amplats and labor unions agreed to postpone restructuring that could lead to 14,000 job cuts to allow for more talks.

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