EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

The small daily offering helps drive the market into positive territory.

FLEECE
Best style/strength 21.5 finer 2-3% dearer.
All others 1-2% dearer.

SKIRTINGS

Best skirtings tending 1-2% dearer, others firm.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions par to 1% dearer.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

The market remains strong. All good types continued to strengthen.

FLEECE
17.5 / 18.5 micron up to 2% dearer
19.0/19.5 micron 1% dearer
20.0/21.5 micron 0.5% dearer

SKIRTINGS

Best skirtings tending 1% dearer, others firm.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions fully firm.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Happy New Year to all. The wool market resumes after a 3 week recess in a positive fashion. All sectors active.

FLEECE
Best style/strength FNF 1-2% dearer in keen competition
All other descriptions firm.

SKIRTINGS

Better skirtings generally firm, others up to 1% easier

OPEN TOP

All descriptions unchanged.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

MERRY CHRISTMAS, The market finishes on a positive tone with all sectors active at the close of sales today.

FLEECE
Best style/strength 18.5 micron and finer fully firm
All other descriptions slightly easier, however firm at the close.

SKIRTINGS

Better skirtings generally firm, others up to 1% easier
OPEN TOP

All descriptions unchanged.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market a little easier, best lots least affected.

FLEECE
Best 18.5 micron and finer fully firm
All other descriptions up to 1% easier.

SKIRTINGS

Better skirtings generally firm, others up to 1% easier
OPEN TOP

All descriptions 1% easier

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market finished in positive territory today with best style/strength European types the beneficiary. All Chinese FNF types were keenly sought despite an improved A$ against the USD$.

FLEECE

Best style 16.5/17.5 keenly sought up to 2% dearer.

Best 18/21 micron 1% dearer in keen competition.

All Chinese descriptions generally 1.0% dearer across the board.

SKIRTINGS

Best style FNF par to 1% dearer.

B/C fault remain irregular.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions par to 1% dearer.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market a little dearer, currency adjusted. Good demand for European types increasing competition for China.

FLEECE

Best style/strength firm tending dearer.

All Chinese descriptions generally par to 1.0% dearer across the board.

SKIRTINGS

Best style FNF par to 1% dearer.

B/C fault remain irregular.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions par to 1% dearer.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market a little dearer, driven by prompt demand for greasy wool from the Chinese market and a slightly lower A$.

FLEECE

All descriptions generally par to 1.0% dearer across the board.

SKIRTINGS

All descriptions unchanged today.

OPEN TOP

Unchanged.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market a little dearer, driven by prompt demand for greasy wool from the Chinese market.

FLEECE

All generally 0.5/1.0% dearer, lower quality most affected.

SKIRTINGS

18.5 micron and finer a little dearer, others unchanged

OPEN TOP

Unchanged.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece market dearer. Driven by competition from Chinese interests. Finer types most affected.

FLEECE

16.5 / 19.5 micron 2% dearer

20.0 / 20.5 micron fully firm

21.0 / 21.5 micron 0.5% dearer

SKIRTINGS

Generally unchanged

OPEN TOP

Tending 1% dearer for best length lots.