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Stornoway Appoints New Finance Chief
Dino Rambidis will replace Orin Baranowsky as chief financial officer of Stornoway Diamond Corporation. “Dino…is a seasoned leader
Mining Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Business Closure Rate Slows
US jewelry companies are shutting their doors at a slower pace, as the number of businesses leaving the sector declines
Retail Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Chow Tai Fook Sees Strong Growth in China
Chow Tai Fook’s sales increased in the fourth quarter, amid a rise in demand for gold products and
Retail Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Signet Cuts More Jobs
Signet Jewelers is laying off an undisclosed number of employees from its Ohio and Dallas locations, after it failed
Retail Apr 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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GIA Names New Director of Relations
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has appointed Shahdeh Ammadi director of institute relations, a newly created position.
Polished Markets Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Cullinan Yields 210ct. Rough
Petra Diamonds has unearthed a white diamond weighing 209.9 carats at its Cullinan mine in South Africa. The
Mining Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Brexit Continues to Buoy Swiss Watch Growth
Swiss watch exports rose 4.4% to CHF 1.74 billion ($1.72 billion) in March as UK retailers continued to stockpile in preparation
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Sales Solid for Kering in First Quarter
Kering noted strong sales in its jewelry-and-watch division in the first quarter, amid growing Asian demand and
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Forevermark Appoints New CEO
De Beers jewelry subsidiary Forevermark has promoted chief operating officer Nancy Liu to CEO, as Stephen Lussier steps
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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India: Selective Shortages Emerging
Polished market slow amid tight liquidity. Business activity disrupted by national elections. Parcels of 0.30 to 0.50 ct.
Research Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Sentiment mixed, with slow trading before Easter and Passover. Selective buyers looking for 3X (X3) fine
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Gitanjali Edges Toward Liquidation
Gitanjali Gems, whose chairman is a suspect in India’s largest bank fraud, is expected to go into liquidation, after its lenders
Financial-Legal Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Webinar: The Way Forward in a Slow Market
What’s the current state of the rough, polished and retail markets? Avi Krawitz, Rapaport’s Senior Analyst
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2019 Avi Krawitz
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Alrosa Launches Zarya Diamond Mine
Alrosa has started diamond production at a new deposit in Yakutia with an expected mine life of 11 years, it said Wednesday.
Rough Markets Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Sotheby’s Garners $21.5M at New York Auctions
Two Sotheby’s New York auctions brought in a combined $21.5 million Wednesday, with a blue-diamond ring achieving the
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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US Looks to Tighten Jewelry-Origin Rules
The US government wants the jewelry industry to declare the origin of all materials in products, trade organizations learned
Financial-Legal Apr 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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Botswana Unveils 20ct. Okavango Blue Diamond
Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has revealed a 20-carat polished stone, the largest blue diamond to come out
Polished Markets Apr 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa’s Revenue Falters on Weak Prices
Alrosa’s sales fell in the first quarter amid lower rough prices and a larger proportion of small diamonds.
Mining Apr 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Twin-Stone Ring Fetches $7M at Christie’s
Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels auction garnered $30.3 million on Tuesday, with a twin-stone ring leading the
Polished Markets Apr 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Sierra Leone
Rapaport Proposes Sierra Leone Diamond Reform
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, April 17, 2019, New York … The Rapaport Trade Mission to Sierra Leone attracted a strong
Fair Trade Apr 17, 2019 Rapaport
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