FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece 10-65 cents cheaper, skirtings 10-20 cents cheaper, and open tops unchanged to 20 cents cheaper.

FLEECES

Fleece prices fell lower again today with finer microns the most affected. Good spec 18.5u and finer were 30 cents cheaper while lower spec wools were 70 cents cheaper. 19.0u and broader were generally 20-30 cents cheaper with good spec wools less affected.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 33.2%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 10-20 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOPS

Finer open tops were 20 cents cheaper while broader microns were unchanged.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece 15-20 cents cheaper, skirtings 20-30 cents cheaper, and open tops 20 cents cheaper.

FLEECES

Fleece prices fell by around 15-20 cents today with all microns affected. Exporters seemed to fill up during the sale and prices continued to soften through to the close. The passed-in rate for fleece was 16.7%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 20-30 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOPS

Open tops were 20 cents cheaper on a very limited offering.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece and skirtings firm, open tops 20-30 cents dearer.

FLEECES

There was very little change in fleece prices today as a very small sale resulted in a firm market.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 12.7%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally unchanged.

OPEN TOPS

Open tops were 20-30 cents dearer on a limited offering.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece unchanged to 25 cents cheaper, skirtings 10 cents cheaper, and open tops unchanged.

FLEECES

Fleece 18.0u and finer gain no support today and fell by upwards of 50 cents. Broader microns traded at similar levels to yesterday with good spec wools in demand.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 17.2%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 10 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOPS

Open tops were generally unchanged.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece 10-20 cents dearer, skirtings and open tops unchanged.

FLEECE

The fleece market closed on a very strong note with prices generally 10-20 cents dearer. There was strong demand for better spec wools which were the most affected.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 7.4%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally unchanged.

OPEN TOPS

Open tops were unchanged today.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece firm to 20 cents dearer, skirtings and open tops unchanged.

FLEECE

The fleece market firmed after yesterdays falls with 19.5u and finer generally 10-20 cents dearer, with best spec wools the most affected. Broader microns were generally unchanged.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 32.4%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally unchanged.

OPEN TOPS

Open tops were unchanged.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece 50-80 cents cheaper, skirtings and open tops unchanged to 60-70 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

The fleece market followed the lead from the east and fell by 50-80 cents today. 18.5u and finer were less affected, while low yielding lots were the most affected and close to 100 cents cheaper.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 47.1%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 60 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOPS

Open tops were 60-70 cents cheaper.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece unchanged, skirtings unchanged, and open tops 10-20 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Fleece prices closed with only small movements in prices today. 18.5u and finer lacked support and fell around 20-30 cents, while broader microns were all generally firm.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 23.3%.

SKIRTINGS

18.5u and finer skirtings were generally 20-30 cents cheaper, while broader microns were firm.

OPEN TOPS

Finer open tops were also 10-20 cents cheaper, with 19.5u and broader firm to slightly dearer.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece 20-30 cents cheaper, skirtings 20-30 cents cheaper, and open tops unchanged to 20 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

The fleece market opened on a solid note with prices for best spec wools slightly higher than yesterday. However as the sale progressed prices began to ease and by the close all microns were around 20-30 cents cheaper.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 35.5%.

SKIRTINGS

18.5u and finer skirtings were generally 20-30 cents cheaper, while 19.5u and broader were 20 cents dearer.

OPEN TOPS

Finer open tops were 20-30 cents cheaper, while 20.5u and broader were unchanged.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fine fleece 30-60 cents cheaper, broad fleece 10 cents cheaper, skirtings 20-30 cents cheaper and open tops 20 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Fleece prices followed a similar pattern to yesterday, with 19.5u and finer up to 50 cents cheaper with poor spec wools the most affected. 20.0u and broader held up better and were generally 10 cents cheaper.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 37.1%.

SKIRTINGS

Finer skirtings were generally 20-30 cents cheaper, while good spec 19.5u and broader were actually 30-50 cents dearer.

OPEN TOPS

18.5u and finer open tops were 20-30 cents cheaper, while 19.0u and broader were unchanged.