Silver & other precious metals

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Silver has scope for recovery

After several years of gradual decline, silver prices could be due a rebound.

Silver embarks on a wild ride

Silver is often written off as a cheap version of gold, but it is extremely volatile, and impossible to predict.

Platinum hits bottom

Weakness in the eurozone has hit the price of platinum.

Philip Manduca: ‘Forget gold – diamonds are the best store of value’

Philip Manduca, executive chairman of Paragon Diamonds, talks to Kam Patel about why he thinks gold is ‘no longer fit for purpose’, leaving diamonds as the ideal investment.

Silver will regain its shine

The price of silver has slid along with gold. But the longer term is more promising for investors.

Palladium rockets to 13-year high

The price of palladium has surged to its highest level since February 2001.

Don’t ditch the insurance policy

The crisis is over and the economic recovery seems to be picking up speed. Does that mean the case for holding gold is finished? We wouldn’t be so hasty.

The white-hot white metals

Platinum and palladium prices have soared, and there could be further to go yet.

Platinum outlook still bullish

The price of platinum may have slipped recently, but don’t write off a rally.

Silver loses its shine as price falls

Silver may be cheap right now, but don’t expect a rebound anytime soon.

Expect a rebound in the price of platinum

Platinum prices look set to recover after falling by almost a fifth in the past year.

The assets to buy into now - January 2014

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? We give our monthly view on the major asset classes.

The best 'taper trade'

Metals prices rose across the board following the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep printing.

Europe's recovery drives the platinum bounce

Platinum has bounced off June’s three-year low of $1,300 an ounce, and should rise further, thanks to Europe’s industrial recovery.

Silver: the bull is back

The industrial and monetary metal has moved back into bull-market territory. But can it last?

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