A flawless vivid blue diamond weighing 7.03 carats has been sold for a record 10.5 million Swiss francs (6.2 million pounds), the highest price paid per carat for any gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said.
Asleep since 1954. But since Prince Charming (Diego Della Valle) bought the rights in 2007, rumours about a grand return for the fashion house Elsa Schiaparellia have pulsed through the fashion world. Sleeping Beauty ...
Tesco, the world's No.3 retailer, is set to show its resilience to the economic downturn by posting profits of over 3 billion pounds ($4.5 billion) just four years after passing the 2 billion pound mark.
Retailers that offer good value or the hottest products should come out on top this holiday season, while those that need deep discounts to lure shoppers could see earnings pressured, analysts said on Monday.