Polished Prices Fade After Solid September Start

08/09/2015 10:16

Having ended August touching lows not seen since 2010, polished prices recovered slightly at the start of the September, only to fade again by week's end. Polishedprices reports that the main index opened 0.1% up from the previous week on Monday at 126.2 points. The overall index is currently 11.5% lower than this time last year, and has lost 7.5% since the start of 2015. The main strength over the week came from Fine 1.0 carat diamonds, which added 4.2% compared to the prior week, and are still up 4.1% for the year.