Comment: Silver gains a whopping 572% last decade. Sept. 18, 2012

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Silver gains a whopping 572% last decade. Sept. 18, 2012

Silver gains a whopping 572% last decade.

September 18, 2012. LONDON(BullionStreet: Silver with a whopping 572% gain in the last decade remained the best performing commodity, according to Lloyds TSB Private Banking Commodities Monitor.

In it's latest report, TSB said between 2002 and 2012, Silver prices have risen by 572%, significantly greater than any of the other commodities tracked.

TBS said 15 of the 20 commodities tracked have at least doubled in value since 2002. Gold, at 428%, saw the second highest increase, followed by Tin (414%), Copper (406%) and Lead (344%).

Commodity prices, in general, have risen by 161%1 over the past decade. In contrast, this is more than four and a half times the returns from UK equities...

Precious metals has been the best performing sector...

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