MTECHTIPS-Silver trading range for the day is 41432-43318. Silver prices gained as an improving China signals a better global economy and gives support to the more industrial metals. The preliminary report from US showed that the consumer sentiment index dropped to 95.7 in February from the final January reading of 98.5. U.S. import prices rose more than expected in January, while initial obless claims dropped unexpectedly last week to the lowest in nearly 43 years. BUY SILVER MAR 2017 @ 42500 SL 42240 TGT 42720-42900. MCX.