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Gold Jewelry Demand Falls as Price Jumps
Global demand for gold jewelry dropped 9 percent to $17.98billion in the second quarter, according to the World Gold Council (WGC). Byvolume, demand slumped 14 percent to 444.1 tonnes. Demand in the first halfsank to $36.3 billion, its...
Financial-Legal Aug 14, 2016 Rapaport News
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World Gold Jewelry Demand Falls Sharply in 2Q
Global demand for gold jewelry sank 20 percent year on year to $19.7 billion during the three months ending June 30, according to the World Gold Council (WGC). A 7 percent decline in the average gold price...
Retail Aug 16, 2015 Rapaport News
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Gold Jewelry Demand -19% to $88B in 2014
The World Gold Council reported that gold jewelry demand by weight rose 1 percent year on year to 566.9 tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2014, while the value of gold jewelry demand slipped 5 percent to $22.2 billion....
Research Feb 12, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Forevermark Reports Strong Growth in 2013
Press Release: Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers group of companies, today announced a strong year of growth, driven predominantly by continued consumer demand in core markets, China, U.S., India and Japan. Stephen Lussier,...
Marketing Feb 28, 2014 De Beers
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Transformation Across China's Emerging Diamond Jewelry Business
Kent Wong Siu-Kee, the managing director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, discusses emerging trends, fashion jewelry, diamond jewelry and how demand is changing in the emerging consumer market of China. Wong was the...
Polished Markets Oct 01, 2013 Rapaport News
RDR Gold Rush
Gold Jewelry Demand +20% to $26B in 2Q13
Global gold jewelry demand surged 20 percent year on year to $26.179 billion, according to the World Gold Council's quarterly report ''Gold Demand Trends.'' But while demand for the metal strengthened across the jewelry...
Research Aug 15, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Varda Shine Discusses Liquidity Concerns, Diamond Prices and Demand
De Beers rough prices have increased by mid- to high-single digit percentages since the beginning of 2013, Varda Shine, De Beers executive president of global sightholder sales, told Rapaport News. She added that certain categories of rough...
Rough Markets Jun 01, 2013 Rapaport News
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Gold Jewelry Demand +4% to $103B in 2012
Global gold demand reached a record of $236.4 billion in 2012, up 2 percent year on year, according to the World Gold Council. The fourth quarter experienced the strongest performance as demand rose 6 percent to $66.2 billion, which was...
Manufacturing Feb 14, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Global Gold Demand -14% at $58B in 3Q
The value of global gold demand fell 14 percent year on year to $57.61 billion in the third ‎quarter of 2012 reflecting a challenging global economic climate, according to the World ‎Gold Council (WGC).‎WGC published its quarterly ''Gold...
Retail Nov 15, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Global Gold Demand Flat at $51B, Volume -7% in 2Q
The value of global gold demand remained relatively flat at $51.2 billion in the ‎second quarter of 2012, having totaled $51.6 billion during the same period of 2011, according to the World Gold Council (WGC), which...
Retail Aug 16, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Watch Martin Rapaport in 'State of the Diamond Industry' Presentation
The following video presentation of Martin Rapaport, the chairman of the Rapaport Group of Companies, lays out the state of the diamond industry along with global economic trends and issues affecting demand. In addition, Farai...
Polished Markets Jun 20, 2012 Rapaport News
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Rough Prices to Remain Flat in 2012 Says BMO
Rough diamond prices are likely to remain flat at current levels in 2012 given near-term ‎economic uncertainty, BMO Capital Markets projected.‎‎“The 2012 outlook for rough diamond prices appears to be more muted,” said BMO analysts...
Rough Markets Jun 11, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Global Gold Demand +16% to $60B in 1Q
Global demand for gold rose 16 percent year on year to $59.7 billion in the first quarter of 2012 driven by increased orders out of China, purchases from central banks and inflows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according...
Retail May 17, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Diamdel Observes Steady Rough Demand in April
Diamdel concluded its latest rough auction, Diamdel Days, and observed that global demand held firm in April with India showing the most consistent growth. Diamdel's rough sale in April was 99.4 percent...
Rough Markets May 15, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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ASSOCHAM Survey Suggests Ways to Support Rupee
Internal country demand for investments and increased remittances by Indian expatriates are immediate solutions to problems facing the Indian economy in the form of a depreciating rupee against the dollar under the impact of capital outflows...
Financial-Legal May 14, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Indian Jewelers to Experience Slow Demand
The Indian gems and jewelry industry is likely to continue experiencing subdued demand in 2012, with volume growth of below 4 percent for the overall segment due to a reduction in discretionary spending both in the export and domestic...
Retail May 10, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Diamdel's March Auction Sells 90% by Lot
Diamdel concluded its latest rough auction, which it calls "Diamdel Days," and observed that demand continued to gather momentum during March 2012 driven by emerging market buyers."Demand from buyers across all major markets...
Rough Markets Apr 19, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Diamond Prices to Remain Firm This Year
Diamond prices, which have remained strong following a cycle of auctions in 2012, are expected to remain firm this year due to strong demand from India and China, coupled with an improving macro-economic outlook for the...
Polished Markets Mar 15, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Diamdel's February Auction 93% Sold by Lot
Diamdel concluded its latest rough auction, which it calls "Diamdel Days," and observed that all major markets showed improved demand for rough goods with the greatest increase coming from buyers out...
Rough Markets Mar 09, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Asian Demand, Tighter Supplies are Main Drivers in 2012
Global diamond demand is likely to grow at a ''fairly nice'' pace, driven by consumers across Asia coupled with tighter supplies in the absence of any new big diamond mines, said Varda Shine, the chief executive of the...
Rough Markets Feb 20, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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