Coronavirus hits China gemstone buying sentiment
Star, RTEC alliance loses lustre
Synthetic diamonds are increasingly commoditised, eroding retail margins versus natural stones
Coronavirus has come at a bad time for struggling diamond producers.
A marked improvement in performance by Gem Diamonds suggests the diamond market is thawing.
Company announces share purchase and non-competing accord with GemRock
Recovery area an 'economic driver' for underground plans
Petra Diamonds was not able to reduce its debts in the second half, but production remained strong.
Rio confirms iconic mine will close this year
Company says tough year for diamond market ended on positive note
Latest sales tender achieved an average price of US$548 per carat - 40% higher than than Q3 price.
Short-term challenges belie strong future fundamentals, report finds
Lucara Diamonds is upbeat on its outlook for 2020 but analysts are unconvinced
Consumer sentiment lower due to a lack of generic marketing
Major to acquire majority stake ahead of schedule
The Russian diamond miner admitted conditions were tough but expressed hope markets would stabilise.