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India: Dealer Trading Quiet

As of May 16

May 16, 2019 10:57 AM   By Rapaport News
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Cautious mood amid rumors more businesses closing. Dealer trading quiet with many extending their summer vacation due to slow orders. US and Israeli buyers in Mumbai looking for bargains before Las Vegas shows. Liquidity tight and cutters reducing production. Rough market stable, but manufacturing profit margins tight. Jewelers concentrating on gold rather than diamonds.

Round  
-1 point: Good demand: $300-$650 whites.
-2 point: Fair demand: $250-$375 whites.
2-7 point: Fair demand: $250-$400 whites.
8-18 point: Fair demand: $350-$600 whites.
20 points: Fair demand: +$400 whites.
25 points: Fair demand: +$500 whites.
33 points: Good demand: +$700 whites.
  Fair demand: -$700 whites.
50 points: Good demand: +$800 whites.
  Fair demand: -$800 whites.
75 points: Fair demand: +$1000 whites.
1 carat+: Good demand: +$1200 whites.
  Fair demand: -$1200 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: $900-$1,200 whites.
1 carat+: Fair demand: +$1,500 whites.
   
Marquise  
-6 point: Fair demand: $400-$500 whites.
+7-18 point: Fair demand: $500-$750 whites.
20 point: Fair demand: $300-$500 whites.
25 point: Fair demand: $350-$550 whites.
33 point: Fair demand: $600-$900 whites.
50 point: Fair demand: $800-$1200 whites.
75 point: Fair demand: $900-$1300 whites.
1 carat+: Fair 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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