European equities turned lower Monday as a fall in the price of oil once again hit investor sentiment.» Read More
Sept 9- Petra Diamonds Ltd has recovered a 232.08 carat white diamond at its Cullinan mine in South Africa, which three analysts said could fetch between $10 million and $16 million. Shares in the diamond miner climbed as much as 6.5 percent in early Tuesday trading, the biggest rise on Britain's FTSE -250 Midcap Index.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with the decline led by the U.K.'s FTSE 100 after weak trade data from China.
The report does not specify the value of the gem, but a diamond of the same size sold for $6 million in 2011.
European shares slipped to close marginally lower, as investors monitored events in eastern Ukraine and reacted to economic data from the region.
European stock markets closed down on Friday, on reports that Ukrainian troops had destroyed part of a military unit entering from Russia.
Chinese brides and Indian festivals will drive diamond demand into new year, the CEO of De Beers told CNBC.
Gold steadied above $1,300, aided by anticipation of increased geopolitical risks as the U.S. began demanding answers from Russia after MH17.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, as investors shunned riskier assets due to a resurgence in concerns about Russia and sanctioning.
Gold held near a two-month high, and looked set to post its second quarterly gain as geopolitical tensions boosted its safe-haven appeal.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from Monday's losses.
European shares closed around the flatline on Thursday, paring earlier gains.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday after weak euro zone inflation data reinforced caution ahead of this week's ECB policy meeting.
European shares closed higher on Monday with investor sentiment boosted by upbeat Chinese manufacturing data.
Months of mining strikes in South Africa sent its economy into contraction in the first quarter, and with no end in sight, the outlook remains bleak.
European shares closed at six-year highs on Monday, with strong buying seen in the basic resources sector.
European markets finished lower on Friday and ended the week flat, as the situation in Ukraine erased any optimism over earnings season.
The metal largely ignored data signaling stronger jobs growth, with the number of Americans filing for new unemployment benefits tumbling last week.
The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.
European stocks held onto gains on Friday to close higher for a second-straight week.
European shares closed lower lower on Monday with basic resources stocks weighing heavily on bourses after weak data from China.