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Silver market poised for eventful year

The following is an edited release by the Washington, D.C.-based Silver Institute on silver market trends in 2018. Visit for more information.

Of all the metals in the periodic table, silver enjoys one of the most versatile landscapes, with its uses found in a variety of applications. Silver’s unrivalled characteristics serve many industrial products, while its weight and neutral colour make it popular in jewellery that suits many occasions. As a precious metal, silver serves as a store of value and can provide stability against the cycles of economic adversity. As such, factors influencing the silver market range from developments in the industrial and jewellery sectors to changes in the macroeconomic sphere that affect investor sentiment.

With this in mind, the Silver Institute provides the following insights on 2018 market trends.

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