Investing in silver and other precious metals
Alongside gold, silver and platinum are the best-known precious metals. Silver is often seen as a more volatile play on gold, while platinum has a wide range of uses in industry.
The price of silver is hugely volatile. After hitting a high of $50 an ounce a couple of years ago, it’s now less than half that. Dominic Frisby looks at where it might go next, and asks if now is a good time to buy in.
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The recent crash in the gold price has sent silver to a 30-month low.