For many in the market, platinum may have shown the least impressive recovery within the precious metals complex during overnight trading. However, there is a positive macro economic vibe in place due to hope of progress with the latest EU debt plan that has provided support for many physical commodity markets. There are some traders who feel that a risk-on mentality is developing today, with higher equity prices thought to have adding to that bias. A private survey of German Consumer Sentiment during September was 5.2, higher than market expectations, and may lead to stronger industrial platinum demand from German automakers during the rest of this year.