How much does Platinum cost on the NYMEX, COMEX, CME, ICE, LME exchanges - online price charts. Overview and characteristics of platinum futures. Platinum is among the most traded metals in the commodity market. This precious metal is widely used in industry, due to which in the past the cost of platinum exceeded even the price of gold. For trading platinum on the stock exchange, futures contracts and options are most often used as the most convenient tool for profiting from changes in its price.