Silver ETF Overview

Silver ETFs provide exposure to silver prices through derivatives or actual stores of silver as well as the equity of the silver miners. Similar to gold, because silver has been used as a unit of exchange throughout history, investors consider silver a safe haven asset in times of distress. However, silver has a large number of industrial uses as well.

With 13 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Silver ETFs gather total assets under management of $6.77B. The average expense ratio is 0.77%. Silver ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Silver ETF is the iShares Silver Trust SLV with $5.50B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Silver ETF was the SBUG at --. The most-recent ETF launched in the Silver space was the iPath Silver ETN SBUG in 10/08/19.

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 Commodities In Review: February 2020

Only three commodity ETFs had negative returns in December

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Commodities In Review: January 2020

November was a mixed month for commodity ETFs.

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 Commodities In Review: December 2019

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 Commodities In Review: November 2019

Commodity ETFs had a fairly positive September

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