Quantitative easing taper
What You Need to Know About Silver Prices and the Fed QE Taper
Silver prices have rebounded about 28% since the lows of late June, and are currently trading at around $23 an ounce.
This move was key for silver prices - it means the metal broke out above its 50-day moving average.
Barclays' technical analysts pointed out that last week was silver's best week since 2011, with a gain of 14.3%.