Trading quiet due to Chinese, Indian and Jewish holidays and weak market sentiment. Dealers cautious as fourth quarter begins. Jewelers limiting inventory purchases as shift to interactive digital shopping experience and omni-channel reduces their in-store stock requirements. Hong Kong retail sales slump as protests escalate during Oct. 1 Golden Week. Lower midstream inventory supporting polished prices. 1 ct. RAPI -0.3% in Sep. Large stones (3 ct.+) remain soft. De Beers restricting supply through flexible buyback policy at $295M Sep. sight. Richemont acquires Italian jeweler Buccellati. Rapaport offices will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, due to Yom Kippur.