LBMA Silver Forecast Too Conservative?

Posted by on January 25th 2012 in China, Federal Reserve, General Economy, Gold, IMF, Monetary Policy, Short Sellers, Silver, Wall Street | Be the first to comment!

Reviewing the London Bullion Market Association’s 2012 silver forecast, — by 25 professional analysts, including commentary from each — Mineweb‘s Lawrence Williams writes that “they anticipate an average silver price over the year of $33.98 and a high of $44.49, but even this, which some might consider a conservative prediction, still represents a substantial 39% increase over the current $32 price for the metal.  And taken in conjunction with the gold price forecast, suggests that the gold/silver ratio may come back a bit from the current 52 to around 46 – well above the low point achieved last year and hugely above the so-called historic ratio of 16:1 so beloved of the principal silver bulls.”

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