LBMA Trade Data Update: OTC trading activity across all four precious metals are up this week, with all instruments posting positive growth figures beside a slight dip in #gold and platinum options. Spot gold traded upwards of 18%, during the week of its steepest price decline since the turn of the year, whilst we saw a whopping increase of ▲92% in spot palladium volumes, alongside major upticks in the swaps/forward, options and lease loan markets too.