100 carrat perfect diamond

‘Perfect’ diamond sells for $22 million in New York

A “perfect” 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.

Pope Francis iPad

Pope’s iPad fetches $30,500 at auction

An iPad that belonged to Argentina-born Pope Francis went under the hammer for $30,500 on Tuesday, autioneers in Uruguay said.

Japanese mangoes

Pair of Japanese mangoes sold for $2,500

A deep pocketed Japanese department store shelled out an eye-watering 300,000 yen ($2,500) Monday for a pair of mangoes.

Chinese Guan Vase

Chinese tycoon Liu snaps up ancient vase for $15 million

Chinese tycoon Liu Yiqian splashed out nearly HK$114 million ($14.71 million) on an ancient vase at auction in Hong Kong Tuesday.

Swatch watches

This Swatch collection could fetch millions

One of the biggest private collections of Swatch watches in the world will go under the hammer in Hong Kong this week.

eBay, Sotheby’s launch new online auctions platform

Sotheby’s Partners with eBay

Famed auction house Sotheby’s and eBay launched yesterday their new live online auction site, ebay.com/sothebys.

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