• Bloomberg


Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., Japan’s largest bullion retailer, will pay an annual interest rate of 0.55 percent to investors who buy platinum through a company plan next year as it secures increased access to metal supplies.

The interest payments offer higher returns than rates on one-year term deposits at banks and are designed to boost investment in the precious metal, Hitoshi Iijima, Tanaka’s asset sales section chief, said in Tokyo.

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