Silver Futures

About Silver Futures

Silver, along with gold, has long been utilized in currency and jewelry. Silver also finds use in tableware. There is also strong demand from investors because silver is much more affordable than gold and sometimes produces higher return. However, the highest demand comes from the electronics industry, such as production of electric contacts, plating, expansile materials, followed by photographic film, silverware and jewelry. This is because silver has strong infrared reflectivity and can be alloyed with different kinds of metals.
Due to its industrial characteristic, the price of silver is affected by demands from industry, jewelry, currency and general economic trends