The BlackRock Silver Trust (SLV) is one of the largest and most popular physically-backed funds for silver. The objective of the Trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the Trust, less the Trust's expenses and liabilities.
An investment in SLV is a cost-effective alternative to investments in physical silver. It is useful to diversify portfolio and help protect against inflation.
About the Fund Manager:
BlackRock was incorporated in 1988 and is today the world's largest asset manager with $6.5 trillion in assets under management as of April 2019. It is one of the world's leading providers of investment, advisory and risk management solutions.
SLV invests 100% in physical Silver.
SLV tracks the LBMA Silver Price. It's structured as a grantor trust and is designed to provide investors with a simple and cost-effective method to gain exposure to the price of silver in an investment portfolio.
Portfolio Diversification and protection against inflation.
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Returnsbased on historic SIP returns of -2.26% per annum
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iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The investment seeks to reflect generally the performance of the price of silver. The Trust seeks to reflect such performance before payment of the Trust's expenses and liabilities. It is not actively managed. The Trust does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of silver.
"iShares" is a gathering of ETFs managed by Blackrock. Blackrock is an American investment management corporation founded in 1988. Some iShares ETFs are actively managed but most funds track a bond or share market index.
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