Varvara Dmitrieva: The jewelry industry of Yakutia is distinguished by its creativity, unique cultural code and conservation of traditions

Varvara Dmitrieva, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Precious Stones and Metals Processing Technologies of the North-Eastern Federal University, told Rough&Polished about the results of the Forum of jewelry Craftsmanship and the prospects...


Valery Budny: There is no strategy and legislation in Russia enabling the full cycle processing of precious raw materials within the country

Valery Budny, Head of the Jewelry Russia program and CEO of the JUNWEX media holding, told Rough&Polished about the results of the meeting and pressing issues in the precious metals and precious stones (PMPS) and the jewelry sectors.

11 april 2024

Paul Zimnisky: Natural diamonds face the risk of eroding their appeal if constantly discounted

New York-based independent diamond and jewellery analyst and consultant Paul Zimnisky told Rough & Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that the industry should do away with discounts. He said the industry should treat natural diamonds...

01 april 2024

Edahn Golan: Lab-grown diamond prices to continue declining

In an exclusive interview with Rough&Polished's Mathew Nyaungwa, Edahn Golan, proprietor of the eponymous Edahn Golan Diamond Research and Data, predicted that the prices of lab-grown diamonds would continue to decline, especially at the retail and...

25 march 2024

ADPA’s Ellah Muchemwa: G7 restrictions to bring extra costs from diamond mining to retail

The African Diamond Producers Association (ADPA), which has openly registered its disdain for the G7’s rough diamond trade restrictions, is of the opinion that the move will bring extra costs on all stages, from mining to retail. ADPA executive...

18 march 2024

AngloGold Ashanti begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange, still dedicated to Africa

02 october 2023

AngloGold Ashanti has completed its corporate restructuring, with a primary listing of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and a corporate domicile in the United Kingdom.

The corporate restructuring was first announced last May and later approved by the shareholders on 18 August.

“The move of our primary listing to the NYSE provides us with improved access to the world’s largest capital market and places us alongside the industry’s highest-valued gold companies,” said AngloGold Ashanti chief executive Alberto Calderon.

"To further enhance our corporate infrastructure and drive performance from our world-class asset base, this marks a significant new era for AngloGold Ashanti."

On September 25, 2023, trading began on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for AngloGold Ashanti ordinary shares.

AngloGold Ashanti, meanwhile, reaffirmed its dedication to its secondary listings on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and A2X Markets (A2X) in South Africa, as well as the Ghana Stock Exchange (GhSE) in Ghana.

The ordinary shares of AngloGold Ashanti commenced trading on the JSE and A2X on 20 September 2023.

The ordinary shares and Ghanaian Depositary Shares of AngloGold Ashanti also commence trading on the GhSE on 26 September 2023.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished