Diamond Exchanges or the Diamond Investment Exchanges are publicly traded companies, some are on the NASDAQ Global Markets or the Indices. Some of these exchanges are part of or subsidiaries of other companies, and some are independent companies.
Their purpose is to serve the diamond jewelers and merchants with a stable source of diamonds that are certified for the authenticity and quality ratings in color and clarity, with services provided by top gemstone labs that usually offers the Zero Tolerance Consumer Grading Guarantee.
These diamond exchanges provide diamond retailers a simple and convenient way to obtain certified diamonds that are consistently and accurately graded for presentation to their customers.
Fore diamond sellers, they offer their guarantee trading-the-market expertise and help them market their inventory to the best buyers by giving them print and email support online, or contact the sellers by faxes, cell phones and business phones offline.
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The diamond exchanges have trading charts for different shapes, colors and sizes of diamonds, showing investment data, which consists of trendlines. Trendlines tell the investors, buyers, retailers and sellers in which direction is the supply and demand for diamonds.
If the trendline is going up, then investors are buying diamonds and if the trendline is going down, investors are selling diamonds. Investors buy diamonds at low prices and sell them at high prices to make profits.
There were talks between The World Federation of Diamonds, International Diamond Manufacturers Association, Rapaport Group, Icap, Cargill, the London Metal Exchanges, and the Chicago Board of Trade to start a completely price-transparent diamond-futures market for the consumers, sellers, trade buyers and resellers, which began on September 17, 2007. The process would be facilitated under the regulations of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
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Diamonds are traded as futures and commodities on these exchanges similar to cocoa, sugar, wheat, corn, other commodities and futures. Diamonds are traded on the diamond futures index as cash tenders, which includes high-quality round brilliant diamonds ranging from 1.01 to 1.19 carats.
These round brilliant diamonds will have diamond-grading reports from the Gemological Institute of America and HRD, the coordinating body and official representative for Belgian's diamond sector. Consumers, investors, buyers, sellers and resellers now have an alternative way of investing in diamonds.
These diamond funds or diamond futures index will benefit the diamond industry with cash-market liquidity, diamond-leasing programs and increased consumer confidence. They will benefit the consumers, investors, buyers, sellers, and resellers with a potential high return on their investments.
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