FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally firm to slightly dearer, skirtings 70 cents cheaper and open tops 40-50 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

The fleece market steadied after yesterday’s volatility, with prices generally 10-15 cents dearer with better spec 19.5u and finer the most affected.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 17.6%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings lost yesterday’s gains and were generally 70-80 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were around 40-50 cents cheaper.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally unchanged at close, skirtings 100 cents dearer and open tops 40-50 cents dearer.

FLEECE

An incredible day in Fremantle with fleece prices opening 100-120 cents dearer at beginning of sale. By midway through the sale prices showed signs of weakening, and continued to drop to finish very close to pre-Christmas levels. As prices fell the passed-in rate rose with very little wool actually sold in the last 15 minutes.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 25.6%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 100-120 cents dearer.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were around 40-50 cents dearer.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 10 cents dearer, skirtings 15-20 cents dearer and open tops 10-15 cents dearer.

FLEECE

Good demand combined with a smaller offering saw the fleece market in end the year on a strong note. Fleece prices were generally 10 cents dearer across all microns.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 9.0%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 15-20 cents dearer.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were around 10-15 cents dearer.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 70 cents dearer, skirtings 15-20 cents dearer and open tops 25 cents dearer.

FLEECE

Fleece prices opened 50 cents dearer when the sale began, and quickly pushed up to 70 cents dearer. Prices maintained these levels for the rest of the sale. Some exporters such as Meliwa, Seatech, Modiano and West Coast were all very quiet.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 4.2%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 15-20 cents dearer.

OPEN TOP

18.5u and finer open tops were 40-50 cents dearer, while 19.5u and broader were 15-20 cents dearer.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 5-10 cents dearer, skirtings 15-20 cents cheaper and open tops 10-15 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Strong demand for well tested fleece helped push prices 5-10 cents dearer across all microns today.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 17.1%

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 15-20 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOP

Open tops 15-20 cents cheaper.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 10-15 cents dearer, skirtings 15-20 cents dearer and open tops 25 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Fleece prices opened 10-15 cents dearer today, with better spec lots holding these levels while high cvh lots drifted towards the end of the sale.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 5.3%, while over 100 lots of fleece were withdrawn prior to the sale.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 15-20 cents dearer.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were irregular, with falls of up to 25 cents.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 15-20 cents cheaper, skirtings 50 cents cheaper, open tops 25-30 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Fleece prices were generally 15-20 cents cheaper today, but the market was irregular and some good spec 20.0u and broader fleece sold at similar levels to last week.
Some growers with high reserves saw the passed-in rate for fleece at 25.8%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 50 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were around 25-30 cents cheaper.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 10-15 cents cheaper, skirtings firm, open tops unchanged.

FLEECE

Fleece prices were generally 10-15 cents cheaper today, but the market was irregular and some good spec fleece sold at similar levels to yesterday.
A few growers with very high reserves helped push the passed-in rate for fleece out to 33.5%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally firm.

OPEN TOP

Open tops saw very little change in prices today.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 20 cents cheaper, skirtings 30 cents cheaper, open tops 25-40 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Fleece prices were generally 20 cents cheaper today. High cvh lots were most affected and up to 30 cents cheaper. However the sale finished on a firm note with strong competition from main buyers.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 17.6%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 30 cents cheaper.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were up to 25-40 cents cheaper.

 

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 10 cents dearer, skirtings 15 cents dearer, open tops 25 cents cheaper.

FLEECE

Fleece prices were generally 10 cents dearer today. It was noticeable that the poorer spec, high cvh wools lifted most today, with the discount closing rapidly, while better spec fleece was around 10cents dearer.
Despite the strong market, fleece still had a passed-in rate of 34.1%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 15 cents dearer.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were up to 25 cents cheaper.