The largest-ever rough diamond was sold this week, but how much did it fetch? It's the Week in Numbers.
5.9 - the annualised percentage rate at which the US economy grew in the last three months of 2009.
35,300,000 - the price obtained in US dollars for a diamond said to be the size of a 'chicken's egg', making it the most expensive rough diamond ever sold.
4,500,000 - the amount in sterling Northern Irish couple Patrick and Mary Small defrauded the taxpayer whilst claiming tax credits.
70 - the age to which the state pension age (SPA) should be raised by the year 2046 to reduce the deficit and offset ageing-related costs, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers study.
1 - the percentage drop in UK house prices in January, according to Nationwide, the first drop for 10 months.
0.3 - the percentage by which the British GDP grew by in the final three months of 2009 according to The Office for National Statistics (ONS), up from initial estimates of 0.1%.
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