by Mark O’Byrne
Silver prices rose again this week and are nearly 6% higher for the week, while gold quietly eked out a 1% gain.
Today, gold fell 0.18% to $1,247 an ounce after hitting a five-week high of $1,270.10 an ounce yesterday. Silver is up nearly 2% today to $17.36 an ounce. It had rose to a
11-month high of $17.69 yesterday and looks set to test resistance at $18 per ounce.
Palladium and platinum also saw strong gains for the week and were 6.6% and 4.25% higher respectively.