Three ETFs To Play The South African Mining Strike

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October 05, 2012
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Despite steps taken to alleviate labor issues for South African miners, workers continue to extend the strike that began on Sept. 10, and if you are looking to make plays on the prolonged strike’s effect on the precious metal you want to check out these ETFs, according to an article on Commodity HQ.

The following ETFs were outlined by article contributor Jared Cummans:

  • Market Vectors TR Gold Miners (NYSEArca: GDX)
  • ETFS Physical Palladium Shares (NYSEArca: PALL)
  • ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (NYSEArca: PPLT)

 

To learn more about the funds mentioned above, visit Commodity HQ.

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