Today, silver futures for December delivery on the COMEX in New York gained $0.18, to $21.77 an ounce.
Today, silver futures for December delivery on the COMEX in New York gained $0.18, rising to $21.77 an ounce, according to Bloomberg.
Partially responsible for the slight price rise is a possible government shutdown. The US Senate is set to vote on a budget today, but a debate on federal spending and funding for healthcare could extend beyond the September 30 deadline, the news outlet states.
Investors’ uncertainty about the future of the Federal Reserve’s stimulus program is also keeping metals prices from rising too much.