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Hong Kong Sept 2014
Lessons from Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair that took place this week reassured the diamond trade that things are not quite as bad as they seem. There were a high number of visitors at the...
Polished Markets Sep 18, 2014 Avi Krawitz
Market Comments 9/18/2014
Sharp improvement in market sentiment as HK show exceeds low expectations. Strong visitor traffic but sales not booming due to stiff buyer price resistance. Sellers that reduce prices are selling with some manufacturers lowering prices to generate cash flow as Indian liquidity is tight. Steady demand for...
Research Sep 18, 2014
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Research Sep 18, 2014 Rapaport
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The following lists diamond-industry public companies and their share price changes for the week ending September 18 at 4 p.m. Sept. 18 Sept. 11 Chng. $1 = Euro 0.774 0.774 0.000 $1 = Rupee 60.77 60.91 -0.1...
Financial-Legal Sep 18, 2014 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
POLISHED: Local polish market remains quiet as the Hong Kong show is underway. Liquidity is very tight. Round -1 point: Good demand: $300-$500 whites. Fair demand: $300-$400 white natts. -2 point: Fair demand: $300-$450 whites...
Research Sep 18, 2014 Rapaport News
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Hong Kong Police Arrest Diamond Thieves
(RAPAPORT) AFP: Five would-be diamond thieves have been arrested this week for trying to steal gems worth $880,000 at the Hong Kong jewelry fair, police said Thursday. The spate of attempted thefts at the...
Retail Sep 18, 2014 AFP
Bonhams Jewelry Sale Achieves Strong Prices for Pearls
Bonhams fine jewelry sale in London achieved $6.7 million (GBP 4.2 million) with natural pearls experiencing impressive prices. Seventy-five pearls, fastened with a diamond clasp, was the most valuable lot of the sale...
Gemstones Sep 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
Petra's Two Finsch Diamonds
Petra Diamonds' Profit Jumps to $68M
Petra Diamonds' revenue increased 20.2 percent year on year to $471.8 million for the fiscal year that ended on June 30. Group profit jumped to $67.5 million compared with $27.9 million one year earlier....
Mining Sep 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
Marange Rough
Zimbabwe's Diamond Proceeds Seized in Belgium
(RAPAPORT) All Africa: Zimbabwe's Mine Minister, Walter Chidhakwa, has said he is confident the government will recover the $40 million of diamond proceeds seized in Belgium by South African company Amari Platinum Holdings.Amari is suing Zimbabwe...
Mining Sep 18, 2014 All Africa
Botswana Diamonds
Botswana Diamonds, ALROSA Begin Drilling at Orapa Licenses
Botswana Diamonds reported that it will begin drilling on its joint licenses with ALROSA in the Orapa region of Botswana within 10 days. A seven person geological team from ALROSA recently arrived in Botswana for the work...
Mining Sep 18, 2014 Deena Taylor
Philippe Mellier
Mellier Says Understand Risks and Opportunities to Grow Diamond Business
There remains much for the diamond industry to be proud of and look forward to, according to Philippe Mellier, the CEO of De Beers, at the launch of the company's inaugural Diamond Insight Report at the Hong Kong Jewellery...
Research Sep 17, 2014 Mary Kavanagh
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Chow Tai Fook Introduces 'Reflections of Siem' in Singapore
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd. previewed its "Reflections of Siem" collection to highlight its fourth annual high jewelry brand campaign. The event took place at Singapore's iconic ION Sky, atop the luxurious...
Marketing Sep 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
CARE Research
CARE Reaffirms 'A-' Rating on Suashish Diamonds
CARE Ratings reaffirmed its single A minus (A-) rating on the approximately $69.7 million (Rs. 425 crore) bank facilities of Suashish Diamonds Ltd. The rating reflected the diamond firm's extensive industry experience, healthy...
Financial-Legal Sep 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
U.S. Jewelry Price Inflation -5%, Watches +5%
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry declined 4.7 percent year on year to 171.87 points in August. The reading was one-tenth of a point lower than July, but still higher compared with the...
Research Sep 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
GJEPC, Surat Diamond Assoc. Host Gem & Jewelry Machinery Expo
Press Release: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion (GJEPC), in affiliation with the Surat Diamond Association (SDA), will host the India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME) at The International Exhibition &...
Manufacturing Sep 17, 2014 GJEPC
Bovet Sponsors Artists for Peace and Justice Gala in Toronto
Press Release: BOVET 1822 was the title sponsor at the annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) fundraiser gala held at Casa Loma in Toronto, Ontario, raising an impressive $1.5 million. BOVET is APJ’s strategic...
Watches Sep 17, 2014 Bovet 1822
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EGL USA Responds to RapNet Delisting
Press Release: In response to the pending removal of EGL USA from RapNet listing,Mitch Jakubovic, the director of EGL USA, released the following statement.“Recently, RapNet announced its intention to remove EGL USA from its trading...
Marketing Sep 17, 2014 EGL USA
Hong Kong
Trading Momentum Stretches Into Third Day at Hong Kong Show
Diamond trading at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair held steady on Wednesday with strong visitor traffic, despite the opening of the second venue of the show that features finished jewelry. The loose...
Polished Markets Sep 17, 2014 Avi Krawitz
montblanc china
Richemont's Sales Growth Weakens During the Past Five Months
Luxury group Richemont told shareholders that sales growth was subdued during the five months that ended on August 31, rising just 4 percent year on year at constant-exchange rates, or 1 percent at actual exchange rates. The...
Retail Sep 17, 2014 Deena Taylor
African Leaders Support Zimbabwe Diamond Conference 2014
Press Release: The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development of Zimbabwe is hosting the Zimbabwe Diamond Conference 2014 in Harare on November 6 and 7, 2014. The conference will focus on “Completing Zimbabwe’s Diamond Potential for the Future.”Several...
Rough Markets Sep 17, 2014 ZDC
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