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1. A unit investment trust in which the underlying asset is the Dow Jones Industrial Average. That is, diamonds are shares in a closed-end index fund tracking the DJIA. It is traded on the American Stock Exchange. It operates much like an exchange-traded fund, but, like all unit investment trusts, it has an expiration date, while ETFs do not. Its ticker symbol is DIA.

2. A valuable commodity consisting of very hard gem stones used in jewelry and tools. Diamonds may be traded on any of a number of exchanges. See also: Blood diamonds.


Registered name for interest in a trust that holds all 30 stocks included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Ownership of a Diamond allows an investor to track the DJIA with a single investment. Diamonds are traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol DIA.
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The recent exponential growth in Dubai's polished diamond trade was mainly driven by India, Belgium and Hong Kong, which were the top polished diamond trade partners for Dubai, and jointly accounted for $4.
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Analysis further revealed that the stone could alternatively yield a D flawless diamond of up to 300 carats, the largest D flawless polished diamond since the production of the British Crown Jewels.
The fire and brilliance of a well-made polished diamond is guaranteed to capture the fascination of all 'lovers' this Valentine's Day.
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Polished diamond buyers should inquire about the source when being offered diamonds with a greenish hue in G-Z and faint green colors.
The September show will also feature an exclusive polished diamond auction by the Rapaport Group.
will be carrying out a polished diamond tender this month.