MCX Sign Agreement with Singapore Diamond Exchange

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Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has signed an agreement with Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange to explore areas of cooperation.

The MoU intends to facilitate cooperation between the two exchanges in areas such as knowledge sharing and research, standardisation of the product for Indian markets and enhancing transparency in pricing, besides exploring further areas of collaboration.

The Singapore exchange is the only commodity exchange to trade in diamond and settle them with physical delivery.

India is the largest global hub for the cutting and polishing of diamonds, and has several thousand small medium and large enterprises which are involved in the diamond business.

The tie-up intends to bring international best practices in price risk management and price discovery through innovative spot and derivative market operations.

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