POLISHED DIAMOND INDEX CONTINUES TO RISE
According to the most recent polished diamond index, published by polishedprices, the overall polishedprices index continued to rise over the past week.
On Monday, January 28, the overall polishedprices index stood at 121.1 points – up 0.4% compared to the previous Monday. One week later, on Monday February 4, the overall polishedprices index stood at 121.6 points – up 0.4% week-over-week. The overall index is 3.2% above its level of this time last year, and has gained 1.6% since the start of the year.
According to polishedprices, all of the 1.0 carat ranges were in positive territory; the strongest of these was the Mixed range, which gained 1.4% compared to the previous Monday. The weakest category came from the Fine 0.5 carat range, which slipped 1.3% over the week.