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Virus hits Lusaka auction 'buoyancy'

Virus hits Lusaka auction 'buoyancy'

Coronavirus hits China gemstone buying sentiment

Precious stones

24 FEB 2020
Star Diamond notifies Rio of non-compliance

Star Diamond notifies Rio of non-compliance

Star, RTEC alliance loses lustre

Precious stones

19 FEB 2020
Retail margins could be boosting man-made diamond sales

Retail margins could be boosting man-made diamond sales

Synthetic diamonds are increasingly commoditised, eroding retail margins versus natural stones

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18 FEB 2020
Coronavirus sends Petra plummeting

Coronavirus sends Petra plummeting

Coronavirus has come at a bad time for struggling diamond producers.

Precious stones

17 FEB 2020
Higher prices give Gem Diamonds a lift

Higher prices give Gem Diamonds a lift

A marked improvement in performance by Gem Diamonds suggests the diamond market is thawing.

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13 FEB 2020
Fura improves Mozambique ruby reach

Fura improves Mozambique ruby reach

Company announces share purchase and non-competing accord with GemRock

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11 FEB 2020
Lucara recovers 549ct diamond

Lucara recovers 549ct diamond

Recovery area an 'economic driver' for underground plans

Precious stones

06 FEB 2020
Petra Diamonds posts strong operating performance, but debts remain high

Petra Diamonds posts strong operating performance, but debts remain high

Petra Diamonds was not able to reduce its debts in the second half, but production remained strong.

Profit & Loss

27 JAN 2020
End of the line close for major diamond mine

End of the line close for major diamond mine

Rio confirms iconic mine will close this year

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17 JAN 2020
Record diamond production for Lucapa

Record diamond production for Lucapa

Company says tough year for diamond market ended on positive note

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06 JAN 2020
Lucara sees diamond price rise in Dec tender

Lucara sees diamond price rise in Dec tender

Latest sales tender achieved an average price of US$548 per carat - 40% higher than than Q3 price.

Precious stones

19 DEC 2019
Diamonds lose lustre ahead of prime shopping season

Diamonds lose lustre ahead of prime shopping season

Short-term challenges belie strong future fundamentals, report finds

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12 DEC 2019
Lucara upbeat on 2020 guidance despite diamond slump

Lucara upbeat on 2020 guidance despite diamond slump

Lucara Diamonds is upbeat on its outlook for 2020 but analysts are unconvinced

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29 NOV 2019
End in sight for global diamond glut, says Zimnisky

End in sight for global diamond glut, says Zimnisky

Consumer sentiment lower due to a lack of generic marketing

Precious stones

28 NOV 2019
Star Diamond sparkles as Rio moves to snap up FalCon stake

Star Diamond sparkles as Rio moves to snap up FalCon stake

Major to acquire majority stake ahead of schedule

M&A

18 NOV 2019
Alrosa reports grim Q3 financials

Alrosa reports grim Q3 financials

The Russian diamond miner admitted conditions were tough but expressed hope markets would stabilise.

Precious stones

08 NOV 2019