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Midstream Struggling as Diamond Prices Soften
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, June 5, 2019, LasVegas … Diamond markets are under pressure as profit margins have tightenedand the trade war with China has fueleduncertainty. US jewelry sales arerobust, but the midstream is not profitableenough...
Polished Markets Jun 05, 2019 Rapaport
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Diamond Prices Soften Despite US Stability
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, May 7, 2019, Las Vegas … Polished-diamond prices declined in April due to continued oversupply and selective Far East demand. US jewelry sales remain firm, helping to support the global trade. The RapNet...
Polished Markets May 07, 2019 Rapaport
Rough from DPA
Profits Tight Amid Slow Diamond Trading
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, April 2, 2019, Las Vegas … Diamond market sentiment was soft in March, after the Hong Kong and Basel shows failed to boost trading in a significant way. The first quarter was weaker...
Polished Markets Apr 02, 2019 Rapaport
Gahcho Kué
Analysts Expect Flat Rough Prices in 2019
Rough-diamond prices will remain sluggish this year as themarket challenges that arose in the second half of last year are set to continue,two investment banks have warned.Prices are likely to drop 1% to 2% in the first half of2019,...
Rough Markets Mar 28, 2019 Rapaport News
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Diamond Market Sees Selective Demand
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, March 5, 2019, Las Vegas … Diamond dealers remained cautious in February amid excess supply and selective demand. Suppliers had low expectations for the important Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem...
Polished Markets Mar 05, 2019 Rapaport
Loupe & Polished diamonds
Diamond Prices Slide as Year Begins with Caution
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, February 5, 2019, Las Vegas … Polished-diamond prices softened in January as US restocking proved slower than expected after the holiday season, and as Far East buyers took vacation ahead of the Chinese New...
Polished Markets Feb 05, 2019 Rapaport
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Graph Diamonds: The Year in 5 Telling Charts
Data can be exhilarating. Earlier this week, Avi Krawitz,Rapaport’s News Editor and Senior Analyst, called this reporter over to look athis screen, as there was something exciting on it. The attraction was a linechart of the...
Polished Markets Jan 03, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Small Rough Diamonds
Small-Diamond Slump to Pressure Manufacturers
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, December 4, 2018, New York… The sharp decline in prices of small, low-value diamonds will exert further pressure on India’s manufacturing sector, according to the latest issue of the Rapaport Research Report. Prices...
Polished Markets Dec 04, 2018 Rapaport
Diamond & Loupe
Diamond Prices Slide Before Diwali Break
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, November 6, 2018, New York… Polished-diamond prices softened in October as inventory levels rose ahead of the Diwali festival. Despite the decline, sentiment improved, with expectations growing for the US holiday season....
Polished Markets Nov 06, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Prices Down Amid Asia Caution
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, October 4, 2018, New York… Polished diamond prices softened in September, with trading at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair reflecting uncertainty over weak currencies and US-China trade tensions....
Polished Markets Oct 04, 2018 Rapaport
Loupe & Polished diamonds
Diamond Prices Soften Ahead of Hong Kong Fair
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, September 4, 2018, New York… Diamond prices dropped slightly in August due to slow trading during the summer vacation. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) for 1-carat diamonds fell 0.5% during...
Polished Markets Sep 04, 2018 Rapaport
Polished Diamond
Diamond Trading Slows in Seasonal Lull
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, August 1, 2018, New York… Diamond prices softened slightly in July due to a seasonal slowdown as US wholesalers closed for their summer vacations. Bargain-hunters were asking for higher discounts during the quiet...
Polished Markets Aug 01, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Prices Rise in June
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, July 3, 2018, New York … Diamond market sentiment was positive in June after the Las Vegas shows demonstrated robust US jewelry demand. Suppliers held polished prices firm amid shortages in some...
Polished Markets Jul 03, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Prices Stable Through Vegas Shows
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, June 5, 2018, New York… Diamond prices were stable in May as businesses focused on the Las Vegas shows that began on May 30. The JCK fair was relatively slow, with fewer...
Polished Markets Jun 05, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Prices Stable Amid Slow April Trading
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, May 1, 2018, New York… The diamond market was seasonally quiet in April as dealers took vacation over the Passover and Easter holidays. Polished prices were steady, with manufacturers protecting...
Polished Markets May 01, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Trading Slows in March
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, April 11, 2018, New York: Diamond prices stabilized in March, but sentiment softened after a positive start to the year. Dealers were disappointed with the Hong Kong diamond show, while...
Polished Markets Apr 11, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Prices Steady in December
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, January 2, 2018, New York… Polished diamond prices stabilized in December following a better-than-expected holiday season. US consumer sentiment was boosted by economic growth, record-high stock markets and a drastic tax overhaul that...
Polished Markets Jan 02, 2018 Rapaport
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Diamond Midstream Improving Efficiency, Says Bain
Tough market conditions are forcing diamond traders andmanufacturers to adjust their business models amid sluggish consumer demand, accordingto a report by management consultancy Bain & Company. While miners’ sales of rough diamonds to the midstreamleapt...
Manufacturing Dec 13, 2017 Rapaport News
Polished Diamonds
Optimism Rises as Holiday Season Begins
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, December 5, 2017, New York… Sentiment improved in the diamond trade as expectations rose for the US and Chinese holiday seasons. Polished-diamond trading was stable in November, with jewelers filling Christmas orders.Trading...
Polished Markets Dec 05, 2017 Rapaport
Diamond Trader
Diamond Trading Slows over Diwali
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, November 1, 2017, New York… Diamond prices softened slightly in October amid slow trading as businesses closed for Indian and Jewish holidays. Polished inventory levels dropped during the month, but...
Polished Markets Nov 01, 2017 Rapaport
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