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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Diamond markets under continued pressure and facing severe liquidity crisis as jewelry retail, manufacturing, trading and mining companies shut operations during COVID-19 lockdown. Trading limited to online deals, with opportunistic buyers pushing...
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Martin Rapaport
Webinar: The Rapaport Price List
Martin Rapaport, chairman of the Rapaport Group, explained how the Rapaport Price List works during a webinar this week. He clarified its role as a list of high asking prices, and gave an overview of the data and...
Polished Markets Apr 02, 2020 Rapaport
Nimesh Patel
De Beers CFO to Leave Company
De Beers chief financial officer Nimesh Patel will exit the company on July 26 to become CFO and executive director at UK-based Spirax-Sarco Engineering.Patel joined De Beers parent company Anglo American in 2012 as group head of corporate finance....
Mining Apr 02, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa rough diamonds
Alrosa Allows Clients to Defer All Purchases
Alrosa is allowing full flexibility at next week’s monthly rough-diamond sale, enabling long-term clients to delay purchases until later in the year due to the current weak market.“The spread of coronavirus and counter-pandemic measures implemented around...
Rough Markets Apr 02, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Lucapa
Lucapa Reduces Lulo Operations
Lucapa Diamond Company has whittled down activities at its Lulo mine in Angola to essential operations amid a government lockdown on the country.The shutdown, currently in force until April 11, excludes the mining industry, though authorities...
Mining Apr 02, 2020 Rpapapot News
Coronavirus
Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade
The COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe has had a notable impact on the diamond industry, with new developments unfolding every day. Here, we present a one-stop, running news feed on industry events impacted...
Polished Markets Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Karowe
Lucara May Struggle to Hold Botswana Sales
The coronavirus outbreak has threatened Lucara Diamond Corp.’s ability to hold tenders in Botswana, and had a heavy negative effect on rough prices, the company said Tuesday.The Botswana government has given Lucara permission to hold...
Rough Markets Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds
Gem Diamonds Flexible Tender Fetches $12M
Gem Diamonds garnered $12.1 million from the sale of rough diamonds through its new flexible tender process.“The results of the initial round of the flexible tender sales process for a selection of Letšeng’s large diamonds...
Mining Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Couture
More Las Vegas Trade Fairs Canceled
Emerald Expositions has canceled its Couture and Antique Jewelry & Watch shows amid restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The organizer scrapped the two events due to a government shutdown of unnecessary business operations, a moratorium...
Polished Markets Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Signet furloughs
Signet Temporarily Lays Off Workers
Signet Jewelers has furloughed a number of its employees to cut costs and ensure the long-term sustainability of its business.“Due to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 and the closure of our stores, we have moved quickly to proactively reduce...
Retail Apr 01, 2020 Rapaport News
Gemfields
Gemfields Halts Mining and Sales
Gemfields has closed the majority of its business amid the coronavirus pandemic, and is unsure when it will hold its next tender.“The turmoil stemming from COVID-19 [will have] a significant impact on [our] operations, revenues...
Mining Mar 31, 2020 Rapaport News
Diamcor
Diamcor Pauses Operations, Cancels Tenders
Diamcor Mining has shut its South African mine amid the government-imposed 21-day lockdown to stem the spread of COVID-19.The company has put the Krone-Endora at Venetia deposit on care and maintenance until April 16,...
Mining Mar 31, 2020 Rapaport News
Hong Kong retail coronavirus
Hong Kong Retail Sales Plummet 79% in February
Sales of jewelry and other hard-luxury items in Hong Kong slumped to an all-time low in February due to the coronavirus, according to government data.Revenues from jewelry, watches, clocks and other valuable gifts dropped 79% year on year...
Retail Mar 31, 2020 Rapaport News
Signet
Signet Settles Shareholder Suit for $240M
Signet Jewelers has agreed to a $240 million settlement relating to a lawsuit filed by shareholders. The suit claims the company misled investors regarding allegations of sexual discrimination against its executives and the health of its credit...
Retail Mar 31, 2020 Rapaport News
De Beers Orapa mine
Market Slump Prompts Botswana Downgrade
S&P Global Ratings has lowered Botswana’s credit rating, citing weaker diamond revenues because of the current global recession.The credit agency downgraded the country’s long-term sovereign credit rating to “BBB+” from “A-,” indicating...
Mining Mar 30, 2020 Rapaport News
Sothebys Online
Sotheby’s Online Sale Exceeds Expectations
Sotheby’s garnered $739,375 from its Jewels Online sale, beating its high estimate of $671,600 for the auction.“In this unprecedented moment, collectors were determined to compete for beautiful jewels in Wednesday’s sale, which earned...
Polished Markets Mar 30, 2020 Rapaport News
LVMH Updat
LVMH 1Q Revenue Could Fall up to 20%
LVMH expects its revenue for the first quarter to drop as the coronavirus outbreak has led to the closure of many of its stores.“The measures taken by public authorities to combat the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in the...
Retail Mar 30, 2020 Rapaport News
DMCC
Dubai Trading Center Unveils Relief Package
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) will implement a support package for its trade members amid the coronavirus pandemic, including discounts and fee waivers.“In these uncertain times, we have a duty to share the...
Polished Markets Mar 30, 2020 Rapaport News
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