Silver Falls to $21.51 per Ounce on Government Shutdown Concerns

- September 30th, 2013

The threat of a government shutdown in the United States today impacted prices for metals, including silver.

The threat of a government shutdown in the United States today impacted prices for metals, including silver.

Silver futures for December delivery lost $0.26, or 1.3 percent, to sink to $21.57 an ounce, reported MarketWatch. Though spot silver reached $21.74 per ounce earlier in the session, according to Reuters, it later fell to $21.51.

US lawmakers have until the morning of October 1 to agree on a budget and avoid a shutdown, MarketWatch said.

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