Silver set to outperform gold? Precious metal likely to cross Rs 1 lakh mark over 1 year horizon

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Investors who’ve collected gold of their portfolios as a secure haven asset over the previous few years might now think about changing a portion of it with silver, given its potential to outperform gold this year.
Experts consider that silver’s relative underperformance in contrast to gold within the latest rally of each valuable metals, together with the prospects of additional features in industrial metals globally, might assist silver respect by 15-20% from present ranges, probably surpassing the Rs 100,000 per kilogram mark inside a one-year horizon.Currently, silver is buying and selling at Rs 84,984 per kg on the MCX.
“We have a very strong bet that China will recover in the third quarter of 2024,” Navneet Damani, group senior vice-president at Motilal Oswal Securities advised ET. “In the last three to five years, silver has moved more like an industrial metal than a precious metal, and once there is recovery in China, silver can also take off,” he stated.
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Damani recommends shopping for silver on dips of up to Rs 80,000 per kg, anticipating a 15-20% upside in silver costs, in contrast to the 3-5% anticipated in gold.
Although each gold and silver reached their all-time highs within the home market earlier in 2024, the gold-to-silver ratio, a key indicator, means that silver costs haven’t elevated as a lot as gold. The present ratio is barely above 85, considerably increased than its historic vary of 65-75, indicating that silver is likely to expertise increased features sooner or later, in accordance to analysts.
While heightened volatility in India forward of common elections and the anticipated easing of rates of interest by the US Federal Reserve are anticipated to assist the costs of each gold and silver, silver can have the additional benefit of its numerous industrial functions, together with utilization in photo voltaic panels, electrical automobiles, semiconductors, different renewable vitality sources, and sure digital and client durables.
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(*1*) stated Tapan Patel, fund supervisor at Tata Asset Management.
Patel recommends that traders preserve a mix of each gold and silver of their portfolio, given the present market atmosphere. “If investors are looking at a 10-15% exposure to bullion, then 60-70% should be gold,” he stated.
Shashank Pal, the chief enterprise officer at PL Wealth Management, believes that silver is sure to rise, probably greater than gold over a year, due to its lack of appreciation in recent times in contrast to gold and its elevated industrial functions.


Nilesh Desai
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