When it comes to seniors making investment decisions, there are a lot of reasons to exercise caution. The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned that seniors are often the target of fraud. To help combat this, experts suggest you should
All income generated from diamond mining activity in Zimbabwe has been taken over, following a major cash-injection into a state-owned company. The Zimbabwe Government’s Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, has confirmed that $80m has been injected into Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company,
Diamonds are precious. Losing even a single piece of diamond jewellery can cause you a big loss. It is important to be careful when it comes to investing in diamonds. Factors like colour, shape and cut of the expensive stone are
When it comes to investing and saving for the future, many people are skeptical about where they put their money. Most people readily admit that they don’t understand the stock market, and often times those who do bestow little trust
The 18 to 35-year-olds group represents the largest growth opportunity for the sector, but how will the industry reach them? Last year, the Diamond Producers Association launched their first category marketing campaign in over a decade to attract younger generations to
The vast majority of diamond engagement rings are less than a carat in weight but still look suitably impressive on a bride-to-be’s finger. The Letseng diamond mine in Lesotho is in another category. Renowned for producing the most spectacular stones
Higher investment sees the diamond miner ramp-up production at its mines in South Africa and Tanzania. Miner Petra Diamonds said it ramped-up production and boosted revenues in the final six months of last year. The FTSE 250 business said production jumped by
MUMBAI: India is all set to become the first country in the world where polished diamonds are traded on a commodity exchange. The Indian Commodity Exchange Ltd (ICEX) is in the final stages of launching diamond contracts that will allow
A small but influential group of experts make the case for putting your money in gems. “If you buy true quality gemstones, and have a bit of patience, you will not lose money.”
The popularity and price of fancy colored diamonds have been on the rise globally, driven by Asian investors. From 2006 to 2014, fancy colored diamonds (pink, yellow, and blue diamonds) experienced an average total appreciation of 154.7%, according to the Fancy
Carats is an international diamond brokerage firm based in Vancouver, BC, specializing in engagement and investment-grade diamonds. Since 1989 the company has built its business on delivering exceptional service and the finest quality diamonds at the best prices.
In a packed Christie’s auction room in Geneva, one could hear a pin drop as two anonymous bidders slugged it out in their quest to own the world’s most exquisite blue diamond.