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India cuts import tariff value on Gold to $425/10 grams

  • During the first fortnight of this month, tariff value on imported gold stood at $428 per 10 grams and silver at $688 per kg.

First Majestic posts record quarterly Silver eqv. Oz production during Q2

  • First Majestic has reported a record quarterly silver equivalent production at its five operating silver mines in Mexico during the second quarter of this year.

Arun Jaitley disappoints Indian Gold traders

  • Arun Jaitley's maiden budget has disappointed surprised Indian gold traders, he left import taxes on gold unchanged at 10%, and surprising those who hoped he would be lowered.

Silver for treating infections in body

  • Piggybacking drugs on silver particles that pierce tumor cells and offload the chemicals is not a new idea, but a uniquely designed nanoparticle offers improvements over current techniques, technology may make it possible to use silver nanoparticles in treating infections anywhere in the body, according to researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Silver Inks and Pastes demand soars up to $2.8 bn in 2019

  • The thick-film segment consists of membrane switches, keyboards/keypads, capacitors, resistive heaters and electroluminescent wire (EL) lighting. This sector is expected to consume $2.8 billion in silver inks and pastes in 2019, compared with $2.0 billion today.

Silver makes bacteria susceptible to cell-busting properties

  • Hospital-borne infections are a threat to every patient, because the microbes are increasingly resistant to antibiotics. To help combat these dangerous microbes, especially life threatening ones like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a staph infection found in hospitals, health care professionals are turning to silver imbedded in instruments, hip and back implants, fabrics and furniture. Silver kills many bacteria without allowing them to become resistant to its cell-busting properties.

LBMA begins to find a market-based replacement to Silver fix

  • The London Bullion Market Association(LBMA) began a process to find a market-based replacement to the silver fix and conducted a market consultation shortly after the cessation announcement.

India raises import tariff value on Gold, Silver

  • Import tariff value on gold and silver was raised by India government on monday to $428 per 10 grams and $688 per kg, respectively, as global prices rose on safe-haven buying in the wake of geo-political tensions.

Great Panther reports fatality at Topia Mine

  • Great Panther Silver Ltd (TSX:GPR)(NYSE MKT:GPL) has saddened to report the death of an employee on Wednesday, June 25th due to a rock fall at its Topia Mine in Durango State, Mexico.
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