Going for gold

Energy and Commodity Rankings 2007: Metals

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UBS has topped the metals categories in this year's Energy and Commodity rankings, taking 12.3% of the vote overall. The Swiss bank leapfrogged three places from last year's fourth spot, pushing the winner of the 2006 metals survey, Barclays Capital, into second position with 11.6% of the vote. HSBC once again dominated the gold and silver categories, while Mitsui Global Precious Metals retained its stranglehold over the platinum and palladium markets (see leaderboard on page 58).

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