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What's the Better Buy - Gold or Silver?

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Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
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Gold shot to its highest since last November on Thursday, with sights set firmly on the psychologically key $1,800 per ounce level, as the European Central Bank elected to keep interest rates at ultra low levels.

Spot gold was up 0.7 percent at $1,789 per ounce, having earlier hit an 11 month high at $1,794.40. U.S. gold futures gained 0.8 percent to $1,791.

On the crosses, gold priced in South African rand hit a record high.

Meanwhile, spot silver rose 0.7 percent to $34

So what's the better buy — gold or silver?

Vote now! We'll reveal the results on the live "Futures Now" broadcast Thursday at 1 p.m. ET on CNBC.com.





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