Investing in Platinum and Palladium
Gold and Silver receive plenty of attention in the world of Precious Metals. While this is certainly warranted, Platinum and Palladium also have important features and value. There is value in these two Precious Metals because of their rarity and their uses in practical applications.
Investors have multiple options to diversify their portfolio with these metals, including Platinum bars and rounds in addition to Palladium bars and rounds. There are multiple reasons why these Precious Metals will make a good addition to your collection or investment.
WHY PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM ARE GOOD PURCHASES
There is an increased demand for these metals because of their use in industrial applications. They are also rarer than Gold, which gives them more value. The price of Platinum per ounce and the Palladium price has steadily grown throughout the years, even during times of recession or political turmoil.
With distinctive color and texture, Platinum complements other coins and bars beautifully. Displaying Platinum bullion pieces next to historical, collectible coins adds contrast and intrigue. Because Palladium is utilized in so many different industries, the demand is constantly rising. As Palladium is largely used in major industries, such as the automotive industry, the change in value is directly impacted by the events of those individual industries.
Product variety and aesthetics are also reasons Platinum and Palladium are good purchases.
- Product variety
Like Gold and Silver, Platinum and Palladium offer a diverse choice of bullion products. From Platinum coins like the Platinum American Eagles and Platinum Maple Leafs to Palladium Russian coins and Palladium bars, several options are available. Buyers have options that add variety and diversity as many of these metal products come in fractional sizes to meet the demands of a collector's budget.
- Aesthetic value
The aesthetic value is an important reason for investing. Designs, whether a Maple Leaf or Russian ballerina, are accentuated across the canvas of the frosty surfaces. The aesthetically pleasing color and shine is attractive to buyers and dealers.
APMEX recommends discussing the pros and cons of investing with a financial adviser or professional.