If asked to name the top performing commodity of the past decade, not many would answer silver because of its notorious volatility. Yet, according to Lloyds TSB, silver prices have delivered the best gains since 2002.
Gold is higher in all currencies again this morning and is heading for a second weekly gain as China's imports surge, geopolitical risk in the Korean peninsula and uncertainty about the euro, currencies and paper assets push safe haven demand.
In the endless search to uncover the motives behind the Silver Users Association's opposition to Barclay's silver ETF, Resource Investor pits The Silver Institute up against the SUA. But it seems there's a spy.