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Diamond Prices Decline in October

Diamond markets were quiet in October with wholesale businesses closing for the respective Chinese, Jewish and Indian holidays. Trading slowed as larger U.S. holiday orders were already filled and dealers shifted to accommodate specific requirements from their retail customers. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPIā„¢) for one-carat, RapSpec-A3+ polished diamonds fell 2.3% in October. The index …

Polished Diamond Prices Firm in February

One-Carat RAPI Rises for Fourth Consecutive Month PRESS RELEASE, March 1, 2016, New York … Polished diamond prices rose in February continuing the uptrend evident since November. Shortages continue to support the market while trading slowed during the month as dealers in China and Hong Kong took vacation during the Chinese New Year period. The …