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    October 23, 2019

    Signet Increases Lab-Grown Footprint

     Signet Jewelers has taken further steps into the synthetics market, launching lab-grown diamonds at its Kay and Jared brands.The move has commenced…

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    October 23, 2019

    Weak Prices Dent Petra Revenue

     Petra Diamonds’ revenue fell in the first fiscal quarter amid a drop in the average price and a weaker product mix…

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    October 23, 2019

    Titan Sales Drop as Gold Price Surges

    Jewelry sales declined at Indian retailer Titan Company after a hike in gold prices dampened consumer appetite.Revenue for the category…

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    October 23, 2019

    US Market Buoys Swiss Watch Exports

     Swiss watch exports jumped 10% to CHF 1.82 billion ($1.84 billion) in September, as orders from the US continued to grow. Shipments to…

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    October 23, 2019

    US Buoys Swiss Watch Exports

     Swiss watch exports jumped 10% to CHF 1.82 billion ($1.84 billion) in September, as orders from the US continued to grow. Shipments to…

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    October 22, 2019

    GIA to Roll Out Gem Guide Across Africa

    The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has committed $1.3 million to deploying its free gemology guide for artisanal miners across multiple…

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    October 21, 2019

    Belgium Diamond Shipments Drop

    Belgium’s diamond trade slowed in September, continuing a downward trend for the year. A 25% decline in polished exports reflected…

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    October 17, 2019

    Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

    Markets quiet amid Jewish holidays with steady demand for RapSpec A3+ goods. Indian manufacturers delay Diwali shutdown to increase post-festival inventory. Trading…