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Silver price trounced: -8.6%
Silver prices posted heavy declines along with gold as the year-to-date rally in precious metals stalled.
In the week to 7 Oct 2016, silver prices dipped 8.6% and gold fell 4.3%, according to Saxo Bank research. Commodity gainers included natural gas, up 6.1% and crude oil, up 4.4%, as traders speculate on a prospective production cut by oil cartel OPEC.