Gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) been gobbling up most of the headlines as inflation concerns refuse to abate, but silver ETFs are worth a mention in this recovery climate, too.

But first, the ETF industry has a new player in ETF Securities. They’ve launched the ETFS Silver Trust (SIVR), which holds physical silver. The fund has an expense ratio of 0.30%. This is just the first of several funds for which the provider has filed, and we’ll write about it as it happens.

There are several factors Melissa Pistilli for Silver Investing News gives as to why silver might be deserving of a little more attention:

  • iShares Silver Trust (SLV) up 20.7% year-to-date

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