Fleece generally 40 cents dearer, skirtings 20 cents dearer and open tops 25-30 cents dearer.
The fleece market rose strongly today with prices generally 40 cents dearer. Better tested wools with low cvh were the most affected. Prices held until the last 10 minutes before easing back slightly on a relatively large offering.
The passed-in rate for fleece was 4.9%.
Skirtings were generally 20 cents dearer.
Open tops were generally 25-30 cents dearer.