Tan Jun has kept a cool head as he watched family and friends rush to buy gold bars and jewellery over the past month in the hope of benefiting from the slump in the price of gold.
Are diamonds the new best friend of investors?
SCMP headline, July 30
Best and newest sites for investing in diamonds:
Rings in platinum, each with a 2-carat centre diamond by Tiffany & Co (price on request). Franges bracelet in 18-carat white gold with a centre emerald-cut 3.4-carat diamond and 12-carats of...
Graff Diamonds says it may use proceeds from a listing in Hong Kong to expand in Asia by doubling its shops in the region.
Economic slumps usually prompt investors to reconsider their options, and the global financial crisis has proved no exception to the rule.
In 2005, the China Daily reported that as much as 6,000 years ago, Chinese craftsmen may have learned to use diamonds to grind and polish ceremonial stone burial axes.
Former envoy heads regional office
Israel aims to export 150 per cent more diamonds to the mainland by the end of next year, a mission to be accomplished by a former Israeli envoy to...
NOW THAT bonuses have been banked and pay rises confirmed, Hongkongers are back to their favourite activity - buying jewellery, especially diamonds. Retail sales of jewellery started moving up...
FOR MANY people, a diamond is as much an investment as a bauble to flaunt.
Even with retail diamond prices up 5 per cent to 10 per cent over the past year, sales in Hong Kong have...
They may be forever for those who wear them but they do not always make for a glittering portfolio. Continuing our series on collectibles, MARISSA LAGUE looks at diamonds.