Uncertainty surrounding a potential US government shutdown sent precious metals prices on an upward trajectory on Friday.
By Melissa Shaw
E-waste is now considered to be the fastest-growing component of the municipal solid waste stream, and Itronics wants to cash in.
According to Johann Wiebe, lead analyst for Thomson Reuters’ GFMS team, that trend is likely to continue.
VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – August 03, 2016) – Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE: EXK) (TSX: EDR) released today its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. Endeavour owns and operates three underground silver-gold mines in Mexico: the Guanaceví mine in Durango state, and the Bolañitos and El Cubo mines
The Silver Institute reported that US silver jewelry sales were strong in 2015, with 60 percent of jewelry retailers reporting higher sales. Silver jewelry sales have now risen for seven years in a row, confirming that silver jewelry is an important category for many retailers.
The Silver Institute put out a press release that outlines its thoughts on 2016 silver market trends. Among others things, the firm believes that the silver price should “find solid ground this year.” Furthermore, it sees the silver deficit increasing on the back of lower supply.
Mineweb published an article that looks at whether the recent shortage in silver coins could mean that a silver price rally is in the cards. In particular, the article points to Capital Economics as being bullish on the silver price.
The Silver Institute reported that the US Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint and the British Royal Mint have all put their silver bullion coins on allocation.
In its latest silver forecast, The Silver Institute predicts that the silver market will see a 57.7-million-ounce deficit in 2015.
The Silver Institute reported that during the first half of 2015, there was an uptick in silver demand for jewelry and industrial applications.
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