Fleece 15-40 cents dearer, skirtings 20-30 cents dearer and open tops 20 cents dearer.
The fleece market rose again today with better spec wools up to 40-50 cents dearer, while average spec fleece was firm to 10 cents dearer. The finer end was the most affected. Brokers withdrew a large number of lots prior to the sale which resulted in more pressure on the market.
Fleece had a passed-in rate of 5.2%.
Skirtings were generally 20-30 cents dearer.
Open tops were generally 20 cents dearer.