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The recent re-launch of the CanadaMark hallmark by Dominion Diamond Corporation is designed to enhance the company’s status as Canada’s primary diamond mining company. While CanadaMark is essentially a business-to-business (B2B) program that complements the brands of manufacturers...
Polished Markets Oct 31, 2014 Avi Krawitz
Market Comments 10/30/2014
Polished trading quiet with Indian market closed for Diwali holiday. U.S. market stable with good demand for commercial-quality SI-I2 diamonds. Cash buyers gain higher discounts as suppliers seek to boost liquidity. Rough trading slow while sightholders hope for lower prices at next week’s...
Research Oct 30, 2014
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Research Oct 30, 2014 Rapaport
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
The following lists diamond-industry public companies and their share price changes for the week ending October 30 at 4 p.m. Oct. 30 Oct. 23 Chng. $1 = Euro 0.793 0.790 0.003 $1 = Rupee 61.35 61.18 0.2...
Financial-Legal Oct 30, 2014 Rapaport News
Titan's Revenue +56%, Profit +29% to $39M in 2Q
Titan Company Ltd. reported that revenue rose 55.7 percent year on year to $580 million (INR 35.65 billion) in the second quarter that ended on September 30. The strong increase was, in part, due to the...
Financial-Legal Oct 30, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Blue Nile's Revenue +7%, Profit -43% in 3Q
Blue Nile Inc. reported that sales rose 6.9 percent year on year to $105.8 million in the third quarter that ended on September 28. Cost of sales increased 8.3 percent to $86.9 million and income plummeted...
Financial-Legal Oct 30, 2014 Jeff Miller
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DiamondCorp's 9M Revenue Totals $1M
DiamondCorp reported that revenue for the nine months that ended on September 30 totaled $1.07 million. The company sold 16,505 carats of diamonds for an average price of $65 per carat, representing a 5 percent improvement from...
Mining Oct 30, 2014 Deena Taylor
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Rio Tinto Launches Diamond Jewelry Television Campaign in India
Press Release: Rio Tinto has released its latest television campaign to support Nazraana™, its flagship diamond jewelry initiative in India.The Nazraana brand takes its reference from royal gift giving rituals of past eras...
Polished Markets Oct 30, 2014 Rio Tinto
Pangolin Diamonds
Pangolin Raises $428K in a Private Placement
Pangolin Diamonds Corp. closed a non-brokered private placement round of financing for aggregate gross proceeds of $427,916, consisting of 7,131,940 units at 6 cents each. Each unit consists of one common share in the capital of Pangolin and one...
Mining Oct 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Blue Nile Adds Sloane Street and Lisa Jenks to Designer Collective
Online retailer Blue Nile added Sloane Street and Lisa Jenks to its designer collective initiative, which was launched in March to broaden offerings through partnerships with jewelry designers. The collective already includes Monique...
Marketing Oct 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
U.S. Indicts Three More Men on Michigan Jewelry Store Robberies
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan unsealed charges related to two Michigan jewelry store robberies in which David Briley, 45, Shaheed Calhoun, 35, and Orlando Johnson, 40, all of Philadelphia,...
Financial-Legal Oct 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
Trans Hex
Trans Hex Completes Namaqualand Mines Acquisition
Trans Hex has completed its acquisition of the Namaqualand mines from De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM). The company announced that the deal closed on October 28.Emerald Panther Investments (EPI) 78 Ltd. , in which Trans Hex...
Mining Oct 29, 2014 Deena Taylor
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GJEPC Urges Govt. to Grant ABN Amro Banking License
(RAPAPORT) Cihan News Agency: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) urged the central government to encourage the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to grant a banking licence to Netherlands-based ABN Amro Bank NV,...
Financial-Legal Oct 29, 2014 Cihan News Agency
WFDB Concludes EXCO Meeting with Plans for New Paradigm
Press Release: The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) EXCO has ended a three day program of discussions and meetings that included an extensive strategy session to analyze, discuss and decide on its future mission across...
Polished Markets Oct 29, 2014 WFDB
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Van Cleef & Arpels Reopens in Dubai
Van Cleef & Arpels reopened its boutique in the Dubai Mall, following an interior redesign for the brand's 10th anniversary in the Middle East. The boutique incorporated more dream-like décor to evoke an enchanted nature...
Retail Oct 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
Kleven to Build Mining Vessel for De Beers Marine Namibia
Kleven Verft of Norway will build a very unique diamond-mining vessel for De Beers Marine Namibia. The shipbuilder signed a deal with De Beers to create a highly specialized vessel for deep water mineral exploration, calling it the...
Mining Oct 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Angola Prepares to Lead Kimberley Process
(RAPAPORT) Angola Press Agency: Angola will assume the presidency of the Kimberley Process in 2015 and focus on issues related to the international sale of diamonds, security problems and bringing all countries into the fold,...
Rough Markets Oct 28, 2014 Angola Press
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Tiffany & Co. Selects MEC for Global Media
Tiffany & Co. appointed the MEC agency to handle global media buys, which were estimated at $100 million annually, according to EMBIN news. Other media firms in the running for the contract were MediaCom...
Marketing Oct 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
Douglas Sells Christ Jewelers to 3i
Private equity firm 3i Group purchased the Christ jewelry stores from retailer Douglas and its equity partner Advent. The deal was reportedly worth $510 million (EUR 400 million), including debt. Insiders...
Financial-Legal Oct 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
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JTV Selects Three 'Gem of the Year' Candidates
Jewelry Television (JTV) is tapping into crowdsourcing to determine JTV's Gem of the Year initiative, based on the most votes for gemstones between October 28 and November 9, 2014. JTV gemstone buyers, gemology experts and merchandisers...
Gemstones Oct 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
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