Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Gold rose on Monday as growing fears over the prospect of a Greek debt default battered European shares and weighed on the euro, but it failed to maintain early sharp gains as investors remained wary of its longer-term outlook. European shares tumbled more than 2 per cent and the single currency slid as Greeks woke up to shuttered banks, closed cash machines and a climate of rumours on Monday after talks between Athens and its creditors broke down. - Read more
Three international diamond industry bodies have jointly introduced a policy designed to tackle over-grading concerns and restore consumer confidence.The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), CIBJO (the World Jewellery Confederation) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) have issued a statement to members outlining a new procedure that would be undertaken in the event of a diamond grade being questioned. - Read more
Solitaire Gem Labs (SGL) was the preferred laboratory partner at the Preferred Manufacturers of India (PMI) meet in Goa held by All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF).
The conclave on Synthetic Diamonds was conducted by Chirag Soni, SGL Director and Christopher MacDonald, who heads the SGL London operations. - Read more