diamonds

Are rubies the new diamonds?

Mark Gordon

Most know the success story that diamonds have been, however this has only been a relatively recent phenomenon, with the success story really only starting in 1938 when De Beers, with a ready source of diamonds, commenced a concerted push to build a market. With the discovery of the Montepuez... Show More

Junior and Mid-Cap Resources – Strong Investor Interest Continues

Mark Gordon

Despite a flat few months (and some EOFY selling), there continues to be strong investor interest and good value in the junior to mid-cap resources 18 months into the current cycle, particularly for those companies with quality management and projects. Gold is holding its ground at around US$1250/oz, and despite... Show More

The momentum continues for junior resources

Mark Gordon

The junior resources market is continuing the momentum that started in 2016. Although we saw the gold price, which has been one of the main drivers of the recovery in the sector, fall in the latter part of the year, it has now recovered and is trading back above US$1,200/oz.... Show More

Rio has announced a new China diamond strategy, with emerging play Kimberley Diamonds (ASX: KDL) up 600% over past year

Gavin Wendt

Rio has announced a new China diamond strategy, with emerging play Kimberley Diamonds (ASX: KDL) up 600% over past year. Kimberley has continued its seamless transition to commercial-scale diamond production following the acquisition of the Ellendale diamond operation in Western Australia earlier in the year from UK-listed Gem Diamonds. Show More