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Platinum Slumps to Six-Year Low as Greece Fuels Demand Concerns

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Gold Poised to Break Three-Day Losing Streak

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Platinum slumped to the lowest since 2009 after Greece’s vote against austerity fueled concern that demand in Europe will retreat. Gold advanced.

The price of platinum has slumped every quarter since June 2014, when miners ended a five-month strike in South Africa, the world’s largest supplier. Europe accounts for about 25 percent of global sue of the metal, used in pollution-control devices for cars.