ETF Trends
ETF Trends

The iShares Silver Trust (NYSEArca: SLV) was up nearly 2% as metals prices continued their seemingly unstoppable rise Friday.

The bullion held by the silver exchange traded fund (ETF) has surged to a record this week with nearly 360 million ounces in its vaults. Silver futures have climbed over $40 an ounce as the dollar weakens.

Gold was trading above $1,470 an ounce on Friday. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) traded higher by nearly 1%.

“Gold continues to draw support from the ongoing geopolitical uncertainty … dollar weakness, elevated oil prices, concerns over inflation and …. Portugal’s request for financing from the European Union,” analysts at Barclays Capital wrote in a research note, MarketWatch reported.

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