Fleece generally 40-60 cents dearer, skirtings 50 cent dearer, open tops 15 cents dearer.
Fleece rose strongly today with 18.5u and finer around 50-60 cents dearer, while 19.5u and broader were 40 cents dearer. A large number of lots were withdrawn prior to sale which increased pressure on the market.
Fleece had a very high passed-in rate of 7.0%.
Skirtings were generally 50 cents dearer.
Open tops were generally 15 cents dearer on a limited selection.