Fleece generally 150 cents dearer, skirtings 150 cents dearer and open tops generally 80 cents dearer.
An extremely hot market in Fremantle today with prices generally up 150-160 cents compared to F15 last week. Fine wool was the most affected, with some 18.0u and finer up to 175 cents dearer. Prices continued to rise in the first 30 mintues and then held these levels right to the close of the sale.
Despite the rise, we still saw a passed-in rate for fleece of 4.8%.
Skirtings were generally 150 cents dearer, with the finer microns most affected.
Open tops were generally 80 cents dearer.