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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report

As of May 19

May 19, 2016 11:00 AM   By Rapaport News
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Stable market but trading relatively quiet during summer holiday period. Steady U.S. and Far East demand. Dealers looking for goods ahead of Las Vegas shows and expect trading to improve in June. Domestic demand sluggish with relatively weak sales during Akshaya Tritiya gold buying season. Manufacturing levels stable. Rough trading steady with sightholders reporting good value in De Beers boxes during sight week.

Round  
-1 point: Good demand: $250-$500 whites.
  Fair demand: $250-$400 white natts.
-2 point: Fair demand: $300-$450 whites and $250-$350 white natts.
2-7 point: Fair demand: $250-$450 whites.
8-18 point: Fair demand: -$550 whites.
20 points: Fair demand: -$400 whites.
25 points: Fair demand: $-400 & +$700 whites.
33 points: Good demand: $700-$1300 whites.
  Fair demand: $400-$700 whites.
50 points: Good demand: +$1000-$1500 whites.
  Fair demand: -$800 whites.
75 points: Fair demand: $700-$900 and +$1,500 whites.
1 carat+: Good demand: +$ 2,000 whites.
  Fair demand: $700-$1500 whites and $1500-$2000 lower color.
   
Princess  
-3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+3 point: Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+9-18 point: Good demand: $350-$500 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $600-$700 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: $800-$900 whites.
33 point: Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: +$800 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $1,000-$1,400 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: Fair demand: $500-$700 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $800-$1000 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1000 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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