It appears you’re curious as well.

Based on observations by interplanetary spacecraft Cassini, researchers have theorised that on Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus lightning could split carbon atoms from atmospheric methane, forming soot which, as it falls, hardens into chunks of graphite and then diamond.

Unfortunately on Saturn, these diamond ‘hail stones’ eventually melt into a liquid sea in the planet’s hot core. However, on Uranus and Neptune, the atmospheric conditions mean these uncut diamonds may last forever. So all you diamond lovers just need to travel a little bit further across the universe.

At First Sentier Investors curiosity is at the heart of what we do. It shapes our investment philosophy and our active approach to investment management.

It also helps us discover more. With our inquisitive nature, we dig deeper and go further to uncover opportunities to create and protect wealth.

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Since our inception in 1988, we have evolved into a global fund manager with a client base that extends across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. We invest more than US$134.4  billion^ on behalf of our clients globally.

^ Source: First Sentier Investors as of 30 Sep 2022.

We are a stand-alone asset management business and the home of investment teams FSSA Investment Managers and Stewart Investors. All our investment teams – whether in-house or individually branded – operate with discrete investment autonomy, according to their investment philosophies.

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