Rapaport TradeWire March 23, 2017

Sentiment improving with dealers filling orders. A
lot of goods out on memo. Stable demand for commercial-quality 1 to 2 ct., G-I,
VS2-SI2 diamonds

Positive market momentum with good Far East demand
for dossiers and steady U.S. demand for 1 ct., D-H, VS-SI, RapSpec A3+ diamonds

Polished trading relatively slow compared with other
centers. Dossiers stable but 1 to 2.99 ct., D-J, VVS-VS sluggish with tight profit

India: Good mood in the market. Firm prices for smaller
diamonds signal diminishing negative impact of demonetization on local trading

Polished market slowed slightly after the peak
selling period surrounding the March show. Steady demand for 0.50 to 0.70 ct.,
D-H, VVS-SI RapSpec A2+ (3X, none) diamonds

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