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

Eduard Gorodetsky: Currently we see high demand for synthetic diamonds for use in technology segment rather than in jewelry

Director General of the Advanced Synthetic Research Center Eduard Gorodetsky told Rough&Polished about the current situation at the company, new exclusive technologies in the synthesis and production of lab-grown crystals, as well as the Research Center’s...

11 march 2024

Indian start-up 'eBullion' launches precious metals SIP for easy investments

10 october 2023

eBullion, an Indian metal tech start-up company, backed by Hindustan Platinum, has launched a Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in precious metals. The platform allows investors to accumulate precious metals such as Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium through periodic small instalments, for a tenure ranging from 3 months to 2 years.

Furthermore, eBullion maintains a steadfast commitment to quality, ensuring that every fraction of precious metals acquired through the SIP program adheres to international purity standards. To enhance the convenience of the investment process, multiple payment modes (Net Banking & UPI) are available, providing investors with the utmost ease and flexibility in their precious metals journey.

Rajiv M Ranjan, Head of Business Operations, eBullion said the platform currently focuses on tier-I and -II cities targeting millennials seeking technology-driven smaller investment opportunities in precious metals. Going ahead, he said the company plans to extend the investment opportunity for rural India.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished