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Diamond index returns to growth

The overall polishedprices returned to growth in quiet trading with Israeli offices closed for the Passover holiday.

Daily Index levels

Level

Daily Change

Tuesday  23/04

120.3

0.1%

Wednesday 24/04

120.9

0.5%

Thursday 25/04

121.2

0.2%

Friday 26/04

120.9

-0.2%

Monday 29/04

120.9

0.0%

Weekly Index

The main polishedprices index opened on Monday at 120.9 points, up 0.5% with the previous week opening. The overall index is 0.5% above its level of this time last year, and has gained 1.1% since the start of the year.

Of the benchmark categories the largest gain came from the Commercial 0.3 carat category which added 3.4% over the week

The largest loss came from the Commercial 0.5 carat range, which slipped 1.3% compared to the previous Tuesday.

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

120.9

0.5%

0.5%

118.9

04-Jan

121.8

04-Apr

1.1%

                   

1 crt/4gr

Fine

117.0

-1.1%

-1.5%

112.9

23-Jan

124.8

10-Apr

3.6%

 

Commercial

117.5

-1.0%

-1.1%

112.2

04-Jan

121.8

15-Apr

0.9%

 

Mixed

113.1

3.2%

17.3%

104.7

01-Apr

114.5

04-Feb

2.0%

                   

0.5 crts / 50 pts

Fine

99.1

2.8%

-2.2%

92.3

25-Feb

103.4

25-Apr

2.7%

 

Commercial

101.5

-1.3%

-5.6%

99.1

25-Feb

107.2

07-Jan

-0.9%

 

Mixed

98.1

1.1%

-1.3%

95.8

05-Feb

99.5

22-Feb

-0.0%

                   

0.3 ctrs/ 30 pts

Fine

97.4

3.2%

-10.0%

92.3

12-Apr

108.1

29-Jan

-5.3%

 

Commercial

110.2

3.4%

-6.3%

106.1

12-Apr

115.4

07-Jan

1.1%

 

Mixed

118.3

1.4%

-5.3%

113.3

14-Mar

120.1

03-Jan

-1.8%

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.