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Fear of regulation causes big swings in London...

London's silver price benchmark is plagued by big, unpredictable fluctuations that risk undermining its credibility and may complicate efforts by the London Bullion Market Association to find a new operator, according to a Reuters analysis of trading data and 10 industry sources. The benchmark is used by silver producers and consumers around the world, including jewelers and electronics firms, to price their contracts in the multi-billion-dollar a day trade.

New research shows how silver could be the key to...

Research published in the journals Materials Today Communications and Scientific Reports has described how silver nanowires are proving to be the ideal material for flexible, touch-screen technologies while also exploring how the material can be manipulated to tune its performance for other applications. Currently, touch screen devices mainly rely on electrodes made from indium tin oxide (ITO), a material that is expensive to source, expensive to process and very brittle.

Six Hundred Million Ounces of Silver to be...

Two of the everyday industrial uses for silver are in photovoltaic cells (the main constituents of solar panels) and as a catalyst for the production of ethylene oxide (an important precursor in the production of plastics and chemicals). These two uses of silver will together account for 120 Moz per year of consumption on average from 2016 to 2020, an increase of 32% compared to 2015 levels, according to a new report issued today by the Silver Institute.

Traders Accused of Rigging the Silver Market

Bloomberg's Christian Berthelsen reports on traders manipulating silver prices. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

‘3, 2, 1, Boom’ -- Silver-Fixing Allegations in a...

A cache of documents from Deutsche Bank AG include what a group of silver investors claim is a “smoking gun”: private electronic chats showing traders from numerous banks conspiring to rig prices from 2007 to 2013, according to a court filing in New York last week.

Deutsche Bank Records Said to Show Silver Rigging...

Eight months after Deutsche Bank AG settled a lawsuit claiming it manipulated gold and silver prices, documents it disclosed as part of the accord provide “smoking gun” proof that UBS Group AG, HSBC Holdings Plc, Bank of Nova Scotia and other firms rigged the silver market, plaintiffs claim.

Deutsche Bank Pays $38 Million To Settle Silver...

2016 is shaping up as the year when countless conspiracy theories will be confirmed to be non-conspiracy fact: from central bank rigging of capital markets, to political rigging of elections, to media rigging of public sentiment, and now, commercial bank rigging of silver. In short, tinfoil hat-wearing nutjobs living in their parents basement have been right all along.

Banks must face U.S. silver rigging lawsuit; UBS...

Silver investors may pursue a lawsuit accusing two major banks of conspiring to fix prices and exploit market distortions, affecting $30 billion traded each year in the precious metal and related instruments, a federal judge has ruled.

CME Group and Thomson Reuters to Enhance LBMA...

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, in its capacity as joint administrator and calculation agent for the LBMA Silver Price, and Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the implementation of new measures to further enhance and develop the LBMA Silver Price Benchmark, based on ongoing consultation with participants and approval of the independent Oversight Committee.

Silver market in disarray after benchmark price...

London 28/01/2016 – The silver market was thrown into disarray on Thursday after the LBMA Silver Price was set 84 cents below the spot and futures price this morning. The LBMA Silver Price – the crucial daily benchmark used by producers and traders around the world to settle silver products and derivatives contracts – was set at $13.58 per ounce.