Diamond – CNBC reported that a flawless, 118-carat white diamond was auctioned by Sotheby's for $30.6 million, beating the previous white diamond sales record of $26.74 million.
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Coal – The Wall Street Journal reported that India has cleared the way for its first auction of coal mining licenses as well as for shale gas exploration. It has been working on policies for more than two years.
Diamond – In preparation for Sotheby's upcoming October 7 auction, at which a 118.28-carat white diamond will be auctioned off, Bloomberg provided a list of the five most expensive diamonds ever sold at auction.
Diamond – CTV News reported that on October 7, Sotheby's will auction off an egg-sized, 118-carat white diamond in Hong Kong. It is estimated that the gem will go for $28 to $35 million.
Diamond – Rapaport reported that the top lot at Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale was a 75.35-carat briolette diamond that sold for $11.2 million, which amounts to $148,000 per carat. That is a record for a briolette-shaped diamond sold at auction.
Diamond – RT reported that following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation, Russia's Alrosa (MCX:ALNU) is now able to sell its gems at Sotheby's auctions.
Diamond – Forbes reported that on May 28, Christie's will feature what it claims is the largest briolette diamond ever to appear at auction at its Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale.
Oil – Bloomberg reported that Royal Dutch Shell plc (LSE:RDSA) and Repsol SA (OTC Pink:REPYY) both made winning bids at Colombia's latest auction of oil and gas exploration blocks.
Diamond – CNBC reports that history was made at auction Wednesday when the largest triangular FancyVivid Blue diamond was sold at auction for $15.7 m. The story is quoted as saying: The 10.95 carat blue diamond is set opposite a matching 9.87 carat colorless diamond in a ring purchased in 1972 for $1 million. The record price [...]
Crude Investing News reports oil prices sliding and peaking at various periods. Oil prices soared higher on the prospects of a rebound in energy demand. “The market thinks the worse is behind us and that we’re heading toward recovery at the end of the year, early next year,” Fitzpatrick said. Spreading worldwide recession has ravaged [...]