About Perth Mint Bullion Blog

This blog discusses The Perth Mint's bullion coins and bars, providing information about our latest designs, mintages, sales volumes and sell outs. On a broader front, we share relevant research and opinions for anyone interested in gold and silver bullion investing.

Our Blog Disclaimer.

Our Comments Policy.
Our Copyright Policy.

Our Visions, Our Values.

Perth Mint Bullion BlogSubscribe
« Back to full list

Investors See Silver Surge

Topics [ silver investing buy silver bullion online silver prices silver bullion bars ]


Bloomberg reports that hedge funds are the least bullish on silver in almost four years due to anticipated slower growth. Yet investors’ holdings are near a record as they side with analysts predicting a rally on global central bank moves to bolster growth.

“Investors and analysts are bullish on expectations central banks will do more to stimulate economies, expanding consumption and increasing the allure of precious metals as a store of value.”

Full story: Bloomberg

From London, John Stepek sympathises with silver investors who have been on a ‘maniacal ride’ in recent times. He suggests gold will “see another burst of investor enthusiasm before long”, dragging silver along for the ride.

Investors need not worry about hedge funds that “probably think of themselves as being the ‘smart’ money, but the evidence to back that up is thin on the ground,” he writes.   

Full story: MoneyWeek

Silver investment bars available from The Perth Mint.

Gold futures in New York settled down US$10.20 an ounce at US$1,602.40 on Tuesday. Silver was off 1 cent at US$27.78 an ounce.

Full story: Reuters

Blog DisclaimerComments PolicyCopyright Policy

Comment »