Currently, the ratio is at 90, the highest point since March 1993. A higher ratio indicates silver is much cheaper than gold. If silver is so cheap in relative terms, should investors look at buying? Near-term prospects are bright Experts and analysts say in the near term, silver may give healthy returns, and that the gold-to-silver ratio may fall to 80 .
The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) rose $0.01 (+0.07%) in after-hours trading Monday. Year-to-date, SLV has declined -13.07%, versus a 8.87% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
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