Fleece generally 100-120 cents dearer, skirtings 120-140 cents dearer and open tops 30-60 cents dearer.
The fleece market rose strongly again today with 19.0u and finer the most affected and finished 120-125 cents dearer. Broader microns were 80-90 cents dearer. The market remained strong until the last 5 minutes when it eased back slightly.
The passed-in rate for fleece was 1.4%.
Skirtings were generally 120-140 cents dearer with finer wool the most affected.
Open tops were generally 30-60 cents dearer on a limited selection.