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  1. Synthetic diamonds lack sparkle

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Survey by the world's No1 supplier finds women still prefer the real thing Diamond Trading Co (DTC), the world's largest diamond supplier, says the cheaper synthetic ... Pacific. Synthetic diamonds, which made their debut in Hong Kong in December last year, are created in the laboratory in a few days and have the same physical and optical properties as a natural ...

  2. Are diamonds the new best friend of investors?

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But now a private Singapore-based diamond broker is encouraging investors to include the sparkling gems in their portfolio. While diamonds are known to have much lower liquidity as an investment tool compared to equities and gold, and no standard benchmark for valuation, diamond experts say the gems are a good option in this time of economic fluctuation given their current low pricing, ...

  3. Diamond dealers look to the east

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Chan Hong Kong has become a major export destination for the Israeli diamond industry, which is turning its attention to Asian markets, according to Michal Gordon-Keret, managing director of Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) Asia-Pacific, which provides information and contacts for Israeli diamond companies. The Israeli diamond industry, a major player in the global diamond ...

  4. Graff Diamonds sees sparkle in US$1b IPO

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Graff Diamonds, the London-based high-end jeweller whose customers have included European royalty and the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, will kick off its US$1 billion initial public offering today despite poor market sentiment. 'Yes, the market hasn't looked healthy in the past two weeks, but Graff Diamonds is very healthy,' Laurence ...

  5. Graff Diamonds I.P.O. set for big sparkle in HK

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Ultra-high-end jewellery maker and retailer Graff Diamonds got Hong Kong stock exchange approval yesterday for a listing worth up to US$1 billion, market sources ... in June last year. Prada shares closed yesterday at HK$52.80, comfortably higher than the HK$39.50 offer price. 'Graff Diamonds has a unique business model in terms of the rarity of its ...

  6. Angola eyes sparkling link-ups with China

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Angola's government hopes to expand its nearly US$1 billion a year diamond business in partnership with Chinese firms. 'Our aim is that more Chinese companies will be willing to be part of our business- not just in selling diamonds, but also mining diamonds in Angola,' said Helder da Silva Milagre, the marketing director ...

  7. Graff Diamonds: a look at the year's most buzz-worthy float

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philippe Espinasse moneypost@scmp.com Graff Diamonds- which styles itself as maker and retailer of the 'most fabulous jewels in the world'- has just filed its application ... in a range of about 18 to 20 times 2012 earnings. Graff Diamonds, however, is a lower volume business. Its profits come from slowly selling an inventory (mostly diamonds). It is a higher-margin ...

  8. Graff IPO may fund expansion

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Graff Diamonds says it may use proceeds from a listing in Hong Kong to expand in Asia by doubling its shops in the region. Brokers said the London-based ... chairman and founder of Graff Diamonds, said his company was considering a listing, but details and the timetable had not yet been fixed. 'If we do have an IPO in Hong Kong, the funds raised ...

  9. Smart money

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com Best and newest sites for investing in diamonds: diamondinvestingnews.com Plenty of sites try to sell diamonds, but few will instruct you on how to profit from ... section, this site's diamond page offers actionable investment news and insight. It emphasises the financial and investment aspects of the business. Buyouts, new mines and regulatory news ...

  10. Diamonds shine as investment choice amid rock-solid demand

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The rising price of top-end diamonds and a flood of cashed-up mainlanders into Hong Kong mean the gems are becoming not only a girl's best friend but an investor's favourite. Chow Tai Fook will launch a new diamond collection next month while international auction house Sotheby's started a specialist unit dealing in the gems two years ago. Chow Tai Fook ...




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