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The silver price has started 2017 on a positive tone, rising by roughly 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

The strength of silver prices is largely due to improving sentiment among institutional investors. Changing expectations...
The Silver Institute today released “Silver Scrap: The Forgotten Fundamental,” a report produced by Metals Focus, the London-based independent precious metals research consultancy, on behalf of the Silver Institute. The study provides...
Through the first half of this year, silver experienced increased demand for jewelry and important industrial applications, two signals of demand growth for this most versatile of metals.

Silver jewelry, a mainstay of silver demand, was...
Global silver jewelry demand posted a record high last year, and silverware offtake rose to its highest level since 2006, according to the World Silver Survey 2015, released this May by the Silver Institute. Silver increased its popularity...
Sales of U.S. American Eagle Silver Bullion coins soared last year beating the previous milestone established in 2014, according to U.S. Mint statistics.

The U.S. Mint announced that 2014 sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion coins...
The continuing appeal of silver for investors led to record sales of U.S. American Eagle Silver Bullion coins last year, topping the previous milestone established just the previous year.

The U.S. Mint announced that 2014 sales of...
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...
Investors are likely to increase their net silver purchases in the years ahead, largely due to an ongoing weak global economy, for capital preservation and silver’s pedigree as a leading industrial metal, according to a report released...
Most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper, gold, lead and zinc refining.