POLISHED PRICES-Diamonds Index sets another new high.
The main PolishedPrices index opened 0.8% higher from the previous week on Monday at 170.9 points. The overall index is currently 34.9% above its level of this time last year, and has gained 30.1% since the start of the year. http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif Amongst the benchmark categories, the main activity came from Commercial 0.5 carats, which gained 9.7%.
Mixed 1.0 carats were the weakest performers, slipping 5.3% on the week.