Last year, sales were affected by a jewellers’ strike first and later by the demonetisation. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint LATEST NEWS » Facebook must be prepared for the next election Grasim, Arvind line up new investments in Gujarat Congress expects to gain back its vote share in Andhra’s 2019 assembly polls Congress sharpens attack on BJP Read More →

The Fancy Color Research Foundation has released its data on second quarter fancy colored diamond prices, noting a slight overall price increase after a “relatively soft” first quarter. Fancy blue diamonds increased in price by 1.1 percent compared with Q2 last year and fancy pink diamond prices by 0.7 percent. Overall, fancy colored prices only Read More →

Indian gold imports and premiums could spike after the country’s main jewellery federation reached an agreement with the government over newly imposed taxes following an 18-day strike. Previously, the All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) had opposed a one-percent tax on gold jewellery sales, arguing that many small-scale jewellers would be adversely affected because Read More →