The metal was used by pre-Columbian Indians but platinum was "rediscovered" in South America by Ulloa in 1735 and by Wood in 1741. In 1822 plenty of platinum was discovered in the Ural Mountains in Russia.
|Description||Platinum vs US Dollar|
|Standard Tradable Quantity (also called a LOT)||50 XPT (1 standard lot)|
|Base Currency (Currency used for margin, P&L and other calculations)||United States Dollars|
|Tick Size (The least incremental change in the price of the index)||0.01(example price:931.00 changes to 931.10)|