At 1.6 billion francs (approximately $1 billion), their value was up 3.7% compared to January 2014. This increase was recorded on an already high base and with one less working day.
The Shanghai Gold Exchange and the World Gold Council, the market development organization for the gold industry, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation Agreement.
The Shanghai Gold Exchange is the largest physical gold exchange worldwide and the World Gold Council is the global authority on the gold industry.
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) will hold the second Dubai Diamond Conference from April 21 to April 22, 2015. The conference will be held at Almas Tower, the Middle East’s tallest commercial tower that is home to over 1,000 diamond, precious metals, precious stones and jewelry companies.
MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, will again present its signature 'At the Bench Live' program February 3-8 at AGTA GemFair Tucson.
The AWDC condemns campaigning on the back of the Antwerp diamond industry.
This seminar, attended by some 15 banks, including the traditional major banks, Indian banks specializing in diamonds, as well as private banks, explained how diamond financing works.
It was the second year the traditional Hong Kong March fair featured a separate loose stones venue. In its first year, the show attracted over 32,000 professional buyers from around the world, marking its emergence as one of the most successful shows in the industry.
EGL South Africa Managing Director Alan Lowe has issued a statement regarding his lab in response to a RapNet press release issued on September 9 regarding its suspension of EGL diamond certificates.
However, the Global Diamond Portal is inviting members of the diamond industry around the world to continue uploading their diamond stocks to the site, regardless of the certificate with which they are provided.