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India: Market Quiet Due to Holidays

October 10, 2019

Short week due to Gandhi Jayanti national holiday. Few foreign buyers in Mumbai. Prices of 0.30 to 0.40 ct., D-G, IF-VVS2 firming as inventory diminishes. Rough trading down. Manufacturers maintaining low production capacity ahead of Oct. 27 Diwali break.

Round
-1 point:Good demand: $300-$650 whites.
Fair demand: $150-$250 whites and white naats.
-2 point:Good demand: $250-$400 whites.
Fair demand: $150-$200 whites and white naats.
2-7 point:Fair demand: $250-$400 whites and $150-$200 whites and white naats.
8-18 point:Fair demand: $350-$600 whites.
20 points:Fair demand: +$400 whites.
25 points:Good demand: +$400 whites.
Fair demand: -$300 whites.
33 points:Good demand: +$500 whites.
Fair demand: -$400 whites.
50 points:Good demand: +$800 whites.
Fair demand: -$800 whites.
75 points:Fair demand: +$1000 whites.
1 carat+:Good demand: +$1500 whites and top shades.
Fair demand: -$1500 whites.
Princess
-3 point:Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+3 point:Fair demand: $200-$300 whites.
+9-18 point:Fair demand: -$400 whites.
20 point:Fair demand: $400-$500 whites.
25 point:Fair demand: -$500 whites.
33 point:Fair demand: $500-$800 whites.
50 point:Fair demand: +$800 whites.
75 point:Fair demand: $900-$1,200 whites.
1 carat+:Fair demand: +$1,500 whites.
Marquise
-6 point:Fair demand: $400-$500 whites.
+7-18 point:Fair demand: $500-$750 whites.
20 point:Fair demand: $300-$500 whites.
25 point:Fair demand: $350-$550 whites.
33 point:Fair demand: $600-$900 whites.
50 point:Fair demand: $800-$1200 whites.
75 point:Fair demand: $900-$1300 whites.
1 carat+:Fair demand: +$1200 whites.
Tapers & Baguettes
Fair demand: $350-$400 2mm-2.5mm whites.
                      $450-$500 2.5mm-3mm whites.
                      $600-$700 3mm-4mm whites.
                      $700-$800 4mm-5mm whites.
                      $800-$1,000 +5mm whites.

Article originally published on Diamonds.net here

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