iShares Silver Trust holdings up 1.5 pct to record

TOKYO Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:10pm EST

TOKYO Nov 25 (Reuters) - The world's largest silver-backed exchange-traded fund, the iShares Silver Trust (SLV), said its silver holdings rose 135.98 tonnes, or 1.5 percent, from the previous business day to a record 9,252.02 tonnes as of Nov. 24.

The holdings of the New York-based trust, which issues securities backed by physical stocks of silver, hit their previous record of 9,116.04 tonnes on Nov. 19. [ID:nT203475]

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