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Dione Kenyon
Former JBT Chief Chosen as GIA Chair
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) elected industry veteran Dione Kenyon as chair of its board of governors. Kenyon...
Polished Markets Dec 04, 2016 Rapaport News
Rough emerald
Gemfields Delays Auction Over India Cash Crunch
Gemfields has pushed back a sale of higher-quality emeralds by two months to enable Indian buyers to adapt to the government’s...
Gemstones Dec 04, 2016 Rapaport News
Grib mine Lukoil
Grib Diamond Mine Sold for $1.5B
Lukoil has agreed to sell its Grib diamond project to Russian investment group Otkritie Holding for $1.45...
Mining Dec 04, 2016 Rapaport News
Rapaport TradeWire December 1, 2016
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Research Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Holiday season begins with optimism as stock markets hit record high on Black Friday. Foot traffic flat, average spend -3% to $289 over...
Polished Markets Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
India Arch
Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Polished trading quiet with dealers very cautious after rupee currency cancellation. Domestic demand slow. Opportunistic...
Research Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
After the U.S. market hit a record on Black Friday, retail stocks fell as early holiday sales data...
Financial-Legal Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
Lucara Lesedi La Rona
Lucara Sees More Lucrative Mining in 2017
Lucara Diamond Corp. is shifting operations to a higher-value part of the Karowe mine in Botswana which it believes will enable...
Mining Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
James Campbell, CEO, Rockwell Diamonds
Former Rockwell CEO Joins Botswana Diamonds
Botswana Diamonds appointed former Rockwell Diamonds chief executive officer James Campbell as its managing director, effective...
Mining Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
Alrosa sorter
ALROSA Tests Small Rough at Vladivostok
ALROSA garnered $5 million from its second sale of rough diamonds at the recently opened Eurasian Diamond Centre...
Mining Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
Black Friday shopping
In-Store Holiday Sales Decline as Online Grows
Sales and foot traffic at physical stores in the U.S. fell over the Thanksgiving and Black Friday...
Retail Dec 01, 2016 Rapaport News
Christies HK blue Nov 2016
Blue Diamond Tops Billing at Christie’s Hong Kong
Christie’s sales totaled $79 million (HKD 611 million) at its Hong Kong jewelry auction on Tuesday, with...
Polished Markets Nov 30, 2016 Rapaport News
Lace Diamond Mine DiamondCorp
DiamondCorp Battles to Save Lace Mine
A business rescue practitioner has begun talks with stakeholders in the Lace Diamond Mine (LDM) as parent company...
Mining Nov 30, 2016 Rapaport News
Grib Lukoil mine
Lukoil’s Grib Diamond Sales Jump
Lukoil’s diamond revenue from its Grib mine in Russia rose 33 percent to $61.9 million (RUB 4 billion) in the...
Mining Nov 30, 2016 Rapaport News
Cartier Walmart USD18k watch
Cartier Insists Walmart Not Authorized Distributor
Cartier said Walmart is not one of its official retailers and distanced itself from an $18,000 diamond watch...
Retail Nov 30, 2016 Rapaport News
Sothebys HK diamond bracelet
Sotheby’s Hong Kong Jewelry Auction Fetches $3.5M
Sotheby’s sold $3.5 million (HKD 26.8 million) worth of jewelry at its Important Jewels and Jadeite auction...
Polished Markets Nov 29, 2016 Rapaport News
Hearts On Fire
Hearts On Fire Sales Weighed by U.S. Challenges
Revenue generated by the Hearts On Fire brand declined in the first fiscal half because of tough conditions in the...
Retail Nov 29, 2016 Rapaport News
Tiffany Sparkles With Rare Sales Rise
Tiffany & Co’s shares rose 3 percent after the jeweler reported its first sales growth in two...
Retail Nov 29, 2016 Rapaport News
Shrenuj Botswana factory
Shrenuj Nears Debt Deal to Ease Liquidity Crisis
Shrenuj & Co. is close to securing at least $100 million in “long-term” funding from an unidentified institutional investor to ease...
Manufacturing Nov 29, 2016 Rapaport News
Black Friday Sales Gain from Thanksgiving Closures
Consumer foot traffic was flat on Black Friday halting the downtrend seen in previous years as more retailers...
Retail Nov 28, 2016 Rapaport News
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