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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report

As of April 19

Apr 18, 2018 10:58 AM   By Rapaport News
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Fewer transactions as suppliers hold prices firm, despite liquidity concerns. Activity expected to rise during next week’s Bharat Diamond Week (April 23 to 25). Select demand from overseas buyers. Smaller manufacturers planning to close for school summer holidays. Good gold jewelry demand for Akshaya Tritiya festival on April 18.

INDIA MARKET REPORT:  
   
POLISHED:  
   
Round  
-1 point: Very Good demand: $300-$600 whites.
  Fair demand: $700-$750 whites.
-2 point: Fair demand: $300-$450 whites.
2-7 point: Fair demand: $300-$450 whites.
8-18 point: Fair demand: $350-$600 whites.
20 points: Fair demand: $500-$700 whites.
25 points: Good demand: +$600 whites.
  Fair demand: -$600 whites.
33 points: Good demand: +$700 whites.
  Fair demand: -$700 whites.
50 points: Good demand: +$1000 whites.
  Fair demand: -$1000 whites.
75 points: Fair demand: $800-$1200 whites.
1 carat+: Very Good demand: $2000-$4000 whites.
  Good demand: +$4000 whites.
   
Princess  
-3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+9-18 point: Fair demand: -$400 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $400-$500 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: -$500 whites.
33 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: +$800 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $1,000-$1,200 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1,500 whites.
   
Marquise  
-6 point: Fair demand: $400-$550 whites.
+7-18 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $300-$500 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: $350-$550 whites.
33 point: Good demand: $600-$900 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $1000-$1300 whites.
1 carat+: Good demand: +$1200 whites.
   
Tapers & Baguettes  
  Fair demand: $350-$400 2mm-2.5mm whites.
                        $450-$500 2.5mm-3mm whites.
                        $600-$700 3mm-4mm whites.
                        $700-$800 4mm-5mm whites.
                        $800-$1,000 +5mm whites.
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