The silver investment that most people make has been pretty stable, but people are getting concerned that they will not get the same returns they did at one time. Continue reading
Recently there has been much talk about silver in investment and the demand for precious metals. However, what’s more interesting is the technological requirement for silver in various fields.
China and silver have enjoyed a strong bond right from when it still issued a silver related currency in the early twentieth century. The entry of China into the global silver market is likely to end COMEX manipulation and reduce the volatility of the precious metal to a certain extent.
Silver needs to discard the volatility tag that gives it such a bad image. Also known as ‘devil’s metal’ by some traders, China’s entrance may further reinstate traders’ belief in silver as an undependable asset. But sooner or later, silver is bound to find stability.
Chinese retail investors are attracted to silver investment for its lower price than gold. The Asian country is one of the largest silver miners and the biggest consumers of industrial silver. At present, silver bullion and jewellery have attracted many investors doubling their investment with passing days. China is also a major importer of silver for industrial and fabrication purpose, mainly in electronic and solar products.
For the last nine uninterrupted years, silver production is displaying a positive growth and is expected to increase by 4 % in 2011. Last year, in 2010, Mexico overtook Peru as the largest silver producing nation and should maintain its position firmly in 2011. Soaring silver prices indicates increased profitability for silver mining companies and a renewed zest for exploration, investment & development.