Demand for silver is strongly influenced by its widespread uses © 123RF
Demand for silver is strongly influenced by its widespread uses © 123RF

Commodities: Silver

3 May 2017

Increased silver use and falling production will create a short bull market, but long-term prices have already peaked

To say that silver is gold’s dowdy cousin isn’t necessarily just a matter of perception. When it comes to mining, silver often stands in its more glamorous relative’s shadow – increasingly it is mined as a by-product of gold rather than as a ‘pure play’ metal in its own right.

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