• Gold: 1,262.92 7.12
  • Silver: 16.14 0.10
  • Euro: 1.180 0.005
  • USDX: 93.549 -0.383
  • Oil: 57.51 0.25

Silver Demand for Industrial Applications...

Total silver industrial demand is forecast to grow 27 percent, adding an additional 142 million ounces of silver demand through 2018 compared with 2013 levels, according to a new report issued today by the Silver Institute. Half of this growth will be accounted for by the electrical and electronics sector, but additional demand will be due to growth in other industrial applications, as highlighted in the report entitled, “Glistening Particles of Industrial Silver.”

Gold loses luster as retail investors look to...

As the price of silver bounces around four-year lows, retail investors are diving in. Money is pouring into silver exchange traded funds and silver coins, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

U.S. Mint temporarily sold out of Silver Eagles...

The U.S. Mint said on Wednesday it has temporarily sold out of its American Eagle silver bullion coins following "tremendous" demand in the past several weeks.

Silver lining in precious metals' rout...

A tumble in silver prices to four-year lows has triggered a global scramble by consumers to purchase silver coins and bars, as the spread between the price of the metal and gold reaches its widest in five years.

Silver price-fixing lawsuits consolidated in...

Lawsuits filed by investors since July over the alleged price-fixing were consolidated on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, following an order issued last Thursday by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, a special body of federal judges that decides when and where to consolidate related lawsuits.

Ned Naylor-Leyland: Journalist can and should...

Last week I wrote about financial journalist William Cohan's unpublished article about silver market manipulation and a regulatory cover-up. This week Cohan has claimed that lawyers for London metals trader and market-rigging whistleblower Andrew Maguire were stopping him from publishing his article.

Silver Open Interest Reaches Six-Year High on...

Holdings in New York silver contracts reached the highest in more than six years after investors added to bets that the metal will extend its slump as prices fell to the lowest since 2010.

Silver ETF holdings set record high as price...

Holdings at the world's largest silver-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) rose to a record high as a pullback in prices prompted long-term retail investors to increase purchases of the precious metal.

Silver Weaves Its Way Into A New World Of...

At the new intersection where fashion and biometrics meet, silver provides the conduit in innovative athletic clothing that transmits sought-after biometric data, such as the wearer’s real time heartbeat, to a sensor that displays the data.

LBMA Silver Price Launches New Era in Pricing...

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, have launched the new LBMA Silver Price mechanism in partnership with the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). CME Group, Thomson Reuters and LBMA have joined forces to provide the over-the-counter spot silver market with a new transaction-based price-setting mechanism for the LBMA Silver Price that is IOSCO-compliant and fully electronic. CME Group will provide the electronic auction platform on which the price will be calculated, Thomson Reuters will be responsible for administration and governance and the LBMA will accredit price participants. The new LBMA Silver Price benchmark will be published and distributed by Thomson Reuters and will be available on the LBMA's website.