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Platinum fuel cell speculation

US President George W. Bush's major funding proposal for a fuel cell programme – announced in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday – has driven up the price of platinum on world markets.

Platinum, an important material used in some fuel cell semi-permeable membranes, was driven up as high as $673 per ounce in the aftermath of Bush's speech, according to today's Financial Times.

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