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Diamond index edges up

The overall polishedprices index rose to a year to date high on Friday.

Daily Index levels

Level

Daily Change

Monday 21/01

120.5

-0.3%

Tuesday  22/01

120.5

0.0%

Wednesday 23/01

120.7

0.1%

Thursday 24/01

121.0

0.3%

Friday 25/01

121.3

0.2%

Monday 28/01

121.1

-0.2%

Weekly Index

The main polishedprices index opened on Monday at 121.1 points, up 0.4% compared to the previous Monday. The overall index is 3.1% above its level of this time last year, and has gained 1.2% since the start of the year.

Amongst the benchmark categories, only the Fine 1.0 carat and Mixed 0.5 carat categories were in negative territory, losing 1.5% and 0.5% respectively compared to the previous Monday.

The largest gain came from the Commercial 0.5 carat range, which added 2.8% over the week.

Benchmark groupings PolishedPrices  Index

   

Current Levels

   

2019  Low

 

2019

High

   
   

 Index Jan 04=100

Change from week ago

Change from year ago

Index

Date

Index

Date

Year to date change

 

Overall

121.1

0.4%

3.1%

118.9

04-Jan

121.3

25-Jan

1.2%

                   

1 crt/4gr

Fine

115.4

-1.5%

-1.9%

112.9

23-Jan

118.1

10-Jan

2.1%

 

Commercial

118.1

1.0%

5.4%

112.2

04-Jan

119.2

25-Jan

1.4%

 

Mixed

112.9

2.5%

17.9%

109.2

10-Jan

112.9

28-Jan

1.9%

                   

0.5 crts / 50 pts

Fine

100.8

2.8%

1.7%

94.8

02-Jan

102.0

10-Jan

4.4%

 

Commercial

104.8

1.5%

1.4%

101.0

02-Jan

107.2

07-Jan

2.4%

 

Mixed

97.0

-0.5%

-1.6%

96.9

11-Jan

98.6

07-Jan

-1.1%

                   

0.3 ctrs/ 30 pts

Fine

102.8

1.9%

-1.6%

100.9

21-Jan

106.9

07-Jan

-0.1%

 

Commercial

112.9

1.9%

-1.3%

108.9

02-Jan

115.4

07-Jan

3.5%

 

Mixed

117.1

0.0%

-4.3%

116.9

23-Jan

120.1

03-Jan

-2.8%

The definitions of our groupings are:

Fine:         Goods better than I colour and VS2 and above

Commercial:       K SI3 and above, excluding the Fine category, and

Mixed:               The rest down to M I3

The weightings used in the calculation of these indices are chosen to reflect world production. Please contact us if you would like to see details of the weightings used, or would like to see the information grouped differently.

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