Referring to silver as gold’s little brother often leads to inadvertently equating it with some form of so-called Option B, which deserves less attention. Nothing more misleading! Year after year silver is becoming a more and more frequent direction for investors who realize that the basis of a well-functioning investment strategy is portfolio diversification – and it just so happens that silver in the role of a diversifier works perfectly.
Investment silver – a classic form of capital investment
Unlike gold – aside from serving a strictly investment function – silver is primarily an industrial metal. This is one of the reasons why sharp fluctuations on silver price charts occur with greater frequency than in the case of gold. And although the price of silver is significantly correlated with the price of gold, and both metals are considered to be “save haven” metals, in reality their substitutability is apparent. Therefore, viewing investments in precious metals through the prism of having to choose one is not the best solution – in a properly diversified investment portfolio there will be room for both gold and silver.
A significant advantage of investment silver is that it will be an ideal solution for investors who are just making their first steps on the precious metals market, those who have a small amount of capital, but also people who can afford an investment of several or even several thousand zlotys. The key to investing in any precious metal – not only in investment silver – is to be systematic, because in most cases only regular investment of even small amounts is likely to bring tangible benefits in the future and protect the investor from short-term price fluctuations.
Physical investment silver – a brief introduction
Another factor in favor of choosing silver is the fact that investing in this metal does not require any specialized knowledge. From the perspective of an investor in silver the most important thing is to monitor changes in the USD/PLN currency pair, to follow silver price charts and the current economic situation. As far as the latter factor is concerned the current scale of demand for silver generated by the industry, with particular emphasis on the automotive, electrical and electronics sectors, seems to be the key factor. It is worth emphasizing here that all of these sectors are doing well and there is much to suggest that further development within them will be conducive to the prospects for the silver price.
Now that we know more or less what investing in silver entails, let us take a closer look at the available forms of investing in this metal. The most recommended and at the same time the simplest way of investing in silver is its physical form. In case of physical investment silver, it is important to keep in mind that we should first focus on products created directly for investment. Silver jewelry is not the most effective way to invest in silver, as silver purchased in this form will be much more expensive than buying the same amount of silver in the form of silver bullion coins. The same is true for a silver casket, which will probably be treated as silver scrap when resold. Especially those who have just started their first steps on the silver investment market are advised not to invest in any numismatic coins, as the price of a given product includes not only the value of the metal but also the numismatic value, which is often difficult to estimate, especially by a layman.
Silver bullion coins – the classic and safe investment option in silver!
The best starting point is to choose investment silver in the form of bullion coins or bars. The unquestionable advantage of the former category of silver investment products is the simplicity of verifying their authenticity. Silver bullion coins are characterized by uncommon design and precision of production, thanks to which, apart from the financial aspect, they are an aesthetic element of the investment portfolio.
Silver bullion coins – your investment in physical silver
When considering an investment in silver, it is worth paying attention to the origin of the product or products in which you intend to invest your capital. What do we mean by provenance? It is no secret that in almost every market there are brands whose products “everyone would like to own”. In the case of the investment silver market the role of these brands is assumed by globally recognized mints, headed by the South African Mint, Royal Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Münze Österreich, U.S. Mint and Perth Mint. Silver investment coins produced by the above-mentioned refiners are characterized by the highest liquidity, which is especially important at the moment of resale.
The most popular silver bullion coins
Some of the most popular silver bullion coins include the Silver Krugerrand, Silver Britannia, Silver Canadian Maple Leaf, Silver Vienna Philharmonic, Silver American Eagle, and Silver Australian Kangaroo. All of these products are available for sale at Tavex both in-store and online.
Why should you trust us? Tavex is the leading precious metals dealer in Northern Europe and one of the leading players in Central and South Eastern Europe. Over 30 years of experience has taught us that trust is the key to building long-lasting relationships with customers, and that is why from the very beginning the company is based solely on our own capital, and the products we offer for sale are ALWAYS physically present in our warehouses. We have never taken any loans, so when you choose us you can be sure that we are free from financial obligations. Cooperation with us is completely safe. We profess the principle that the availability of the assortment on hand is the best proof of our belief in the value of the offered products and a guarantee of authenticity in your eyes.
Where to buy silver bullion coins?
Tavex is the undisputed leader in the distribution of investment precious metals in the countries of Northern Europe and one of the leading entities in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Over 30 years of presence on the market allowed us to establish lasting relationships with the largest producers of investment silver such as PAMP, Valcambi, Münze Österreich or Perth Mint. Thanks to this we are able to offer our clients products of the mentioned refineries at the most competitive prices in the country – and what is important – with immediate availability!
We are a long-term partner of the largest Swiss mints PAMP and Valcambi, which have the LBMA accreditation and enjoy international recognition, and whose gold coins we offer – you can find information about us on the PAMP website<a/s>. Moreover, thanks to our good relations and direct cooperation with these refineries we are able to offer their products at the most competitive prices in the country.
In Poland you will find us in Warsaw, Katowice, Gdynia, Wrocław, Lublin. However, you can invest without leaving your home! All you need to do is to make a purchase through the online store you are in right now – we only sell products that are physically in stock, and we send orders within 24 hours:
– by Pocztex or Fedex courier to the indicated address (e.g. home),
– to a selected pick-up point (Żabka, Ruch and others),
– by priority registered mail,
as well as we offer free of charge personal collection in a selected branch. See you in Tavex!
Investment decisions should be made considering different factors, including the latest market data. Please make an appointment for a free consultation – over the Internet, by phone or in person at our office.
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