Silver Prices Continue at 2009 Highs for Third Week of September

September 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Weekly Silver UpdateSilver prices continued to hit new 2009 highs during the third week of September, but stepped back slightly on the final day of trading.

London and New York silver enjoyed weekly gains of 1.3 percent and 2.2 percent, respectively, with both registering four consecutive weeks of advances.

New York silver futures for December delivery closed Friday at $17.07 an ounce, rising 37 cents for the week.

London silver rose 22 cents on the week after a 94 cent advance the week prior which followed a $1.41 gain. It closed Friday at $17.11 an ounce. The metal’s high point of the week, and the year, was $17.38 an ounce on Thursday. London silver is now up $6.32, or 58.6 percent this year as compared to the $10.79 closing price on Dec. 31, 2008.

London precious metal weekly prices follow:

London Fix Precious Metal Prices

9/11/2009 998.25 1008.25 16.89 1287.00 1292.00 291.00 292.00
9/18/2009 1014.00 1012.00 17.11 1326.00 1337.00 300.00 304.00


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These articles offer precious metals and silver coin news:

  • Bullion & Business Weekend Report – CoinNews
    London precious metals marked gains for a fourth straight week, although gold and silver increases were much less pronounced compared to the previous two weeks. New York crude futures lost 43 cents on Friday but surged 4 percent on the week. U.S. stocks reached new one-year highs. European stocks climbed as well …
  • Fear Factor Foible – Jon Nadler, Kitco
    Lackluster conditions marked the passage of the overnight trading hours in metals as the dollar’s fall slowed considerably and as oil prices started showing signs of nervousness about demand in the commodity …
  • Sarah Polk Coins Lead in First Spouse Gold Weekly Sales – First Spouse Coins
    It’s no surprise the newly offered Sarah Polk coins were again the best sellers of the First Spouse Gold Coin series. The proof and uncirculated options rose by 216 and 463, bringing the totals to 1,137 and 2,147 respectively …
  • US Mint Silver Coin Melt Values Soar – CoinNews
    While it would be foolish to purchase commemorative and other collector coins and sets for their intrinsic value (”melt value”), it can be quite interesting to calculate the price of silver within said coins to see how their intrinsic values change …

For daily silver news and prices, visit Silver Prices.

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