Gold ETF holdings rose by 0.3 million troy ounces, or 0.37 percent, to 83.7 million—a fresh record high. Silver holdings rose by 10.1 million troy ounces, or 1.71 percent, to 604 million, after reaching as high as 606.2 million last Thursday—also a record high. Platinum holdings rose by 2K, or 0.16 percent, to 1.5 million. Palladium holdings fell by 19K, or 1.02 percent, to 1.86 million.
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