In modern history, the ratio of the gold / silver was as high as it is now, only a few times - 3 times , to be more precise - on materials AMarkets.
These three times - the 2008 crisis, the Gulf War and the Second World War.
Schedule - the ratio of the price of silver and gold in the dynamics:
Good times do not last long. Especially when governments and central banks create an illusion of prosperity by artificially lowering interest rates and endless rounds of monetary easing. Zerohedge According to experts, these tactics are harmful to the financial system. The ratio of silver / gold could rise even more.
Experts believe that the mark of 100 (1 ounce of gold for 100 ounces of silver) - it is a realistic forecast.However, once the ratio may be reduced - to leave to normal levels of responsibility. In the present day, you can buy 80 ounces of silver for one ounce of gold. When waiting for the return to normal indicator? For example, in 2 years - experts suggest.
The indicator can come back to, say, 55. If you remember in 2011, then the ratio fluctuated around the mark 30. The bottom line - experts advise now open the respective positions on metals in anticipation of the return indicator silver / gold to more reasonable values - 1.45 oz 80 ounces of silver.