Category Archives: Minerals Information

Investing in Diamonds

Investing in Diamonds On average, diamond prices have improved by more than 14 % per year for over 50 years.  Nothing else can match this track record of stable and cumulative value plus astonishing resilience during times of political instability, social unrest and financial calamities.  Diamonds historically have a unchanging positive capital growth contrasting precious…
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Diamonds as an Asset

Key diamond investing characteristics Attractive returns – good historical performance with expected solid future price increases (driven by excess demand) Low volatility and low correlation (polished diamonds) to main asset classes (inflation hedge characteristics) High volatility with attractive trading opportunity (rough diamonds) Background The diamond market was dominated by De Beers in the 20th Century,…
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Is buying Gold a good Investment?

Is buying gold a good investment? Advantages of buying gold Liquidity. Gold can be easily converted into cash anywhere in the world. Aside from actual cash, the liquidity and universality of gold is unparalleled. Holds its value. Gold tends to maintain its value over time. Economists argue that even the price of gold is not…
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