Fleece 10-40 cents dearer, skirtings 10 cents dearer, open tops firm.
The fleece market was dearer again today, with extra pressure added with over 25% of the fleece offering withdrawn prior to the sale. 18.5u and finer fleece were around 10 cents dearer, while 19.0u and broader were up to 40 cents dearer. Again the low vm, best style lots were the most affected.
The passed-in rate for fleece was 11.0%.
Skirtings were generally 10 cents dearer.
Open tops were generally unchanged.