By Erika Winters
Diamond Prices News Roundup – March 2015
Retail diamond prices increased in March following price dips in January and February. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope’s database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail stores. Read more about diamond price changes below.
Retail Diamond Price Changes for March 2015
0 to 0.5 carat: +2%
0.5 to 1.0 carat: +1%
1.0 to 2.0 carats: no change
2.0 to 3.0 carats: +1%
3.0 to 4.0 carats: no change
4.0 to 99 carats: +2%
Pricescope has been charting retail diamond prices since 2007.
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Polished diamond prices softened in March as trading volume was restricted by weak demand.
IDEX Online Research:
Polished Diamond Prices Rise in March
Following several consecutive months of price declines since the summer of 2014, polished prices trended upwards during March 2015.
The miner, owned by Anglo American, is introducing new rules into the clubby world of diamond buying, asking customers to present their accounts in accordance with international standards.
A few weeks back, about 20 major Indian manufacturers listed their diamonds on RapNet priced at full “list” (Rapaport) price.