What happened, what may happen For those interested in the yellow metal, the World Gold Council recently released two documents on the 2017 gold market events and on the outlook for 2018. We all now how forecasts work (I have just read and quote “if you have to forecast, forecast a lot“). Even so, the … Continue reading gold, gold, gold, crypto coins, blockchain and diamonds
The Diamond Insight Report 2015 has just been released by De Beers, with a positive starting note. Do you agree? In its Foreword, the report starts by saying that: The launch of The Diamond Insight Report 2014 opened up the diamond industry to a wider audience and identified trends and opportunities for the industry to fulfil its … Continue reading THE DIAMOND INSIGHT REPORT – DE BEERS 2015
De Beers reached an agreement in principle to enter into a 10-year agreement with the Government of the Republic of Namibia for the sorting, valuing and sale of Namdeb Holdings’ diamonds. The De Beers news release may be seen by clicking here.
According to http://www.bloomberg.com, De Beers lowered prices by about 3 percent, with bigger reductions for certain categories, at a sale this week in Botswana, according to the people, who asked not to be identified as the information isn’t public. The miner offered about $450 million of rough diamonds at the sale, the people said. Full … Continue reading DE BEERS’ ROUGH DIAMOND PRICES DECREASE
Released a few days ago, you may obtain the latest perspective of De Beers’ on the diamond industry: de-beers-insight-report-2014. As usual, a well written, graphically appealing, must-read report containing De Beers’ published views and expectations about the diamond industry.
Love or hate them, for either good or bad reasons, but you have to acknowledge and respect De Beers (Anglo American)’s perspective on the diamond industry. Irrespective of your’s, you can read De Beers’ first hand opinion in both the: De Beer’s Diamond Insight Report 2014 (released earlier, September 2014). Transcript of MARK CUTIFANI, PHILIPPE MELLIER, BRUCE CLEAVER, … Continue reading De Beers (Anglo American) current perspective on the diamond industry