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Melbourne Market Report M30 – 25 January 2017

On a small offering of best and best/good superfine types and a good selection of fine and medium types, today’s market remained firm for types in 21.5u and finer.
Some lower Nkt’s and lots with overlong staple length were 10ac cheaper.
Chinese types were unchanged for all types.
Skirtings were firm for BKN and long, free Pieces.
All other types were 10ac cheaper.
Open tops are 10-20ac cheaper

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – (no selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – firm

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – no selection

17.0u – spinners – (very small selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – firm

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good – firm
– poor types –firm

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – firm

18.5u – best types – (no selection)
– best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – firm
– poor types – firm

19.5u – best/good types – unch
– poor types – firm

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – firm
– Poorer types – firm

22.0u and broader – minus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – unch (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – unch

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – minus 10ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – minus 10ac
19.0u/20.0u – minus 10ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – minus 10ac (small selection)
17.0/18.5u –minus 10ac (small selection)
19.0/20.0u –minus 10ac (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – minus 10/20ac (on a small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – minus 10/20ac
19.0 / 20.0u – minus 10/20ac

COMP. China/ Europe

M31

Total : 20,178
Selling days: Wednesday/Thursday
National total: 41,611

Sydney Market Report S30 – 25 January 2017

MARKET REPORT – Sydney 30

25.01.2017

On a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly 16.0 – 19.0u) and an improved selection of medium and poor/tender types (a large percentage with 2-2.5 % vm), the fleece market for 19.0u and broader started slightly cheaper but finished the day generally unchanged. Finer types were 20ac dearer for sound, better style types and generally unchanged for Chinese, weak and over long types. All skirtings types tended 20ac dearer with finest types most affected.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max ACIF

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – firm

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good – 20ac dearer (very small selection) 2150ac
– poor types – 20ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer

18.5u – best & best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer (very small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm 1740ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (very small selection)
– Poorer types – unchanged

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – firm (very small selection)
– Poorer types – unchanged

22.0u and broader – unchanged (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 25ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 25ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u / 17.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u/18.5 – 20ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 15/20ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 20ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 15/20ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 15ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 20ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 20ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 15ac dearer (small selection)

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 20ac dearer (on a very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – 20ac dearer (on a reasonable selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer (on a very small selection)

Lambs – Generally 10ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

*Next Week: Sydney 31 12,500bs WED / THURS

Melbourne Market Report M29 – 19 January 2016

On a reasonable offering of best and best/good superfine types and a good selection of fine and medium types, today’s market was strong in 18.5u and finer and irregular to cheaper in 19.0u and broader.
Chinese types were irregular, tending cheaper for all types.
Skirtings were 10/20ac dearer for long, free 18.5u and finer. All other types were unchanged.
Open tops were 20-30ac dearer

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 50ac
– poor types – (no selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 50
– poor types – plus 50

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 50ac
– poor types – no selection

17.0u – spinners – (very small selection)
– best style – plus 30/40
– best/good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 30

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – plus 30
– best/good – plus 30ac
– poor types –no selection

18.0u – spinner & best types – plus 20 ac
– best/good types – plus 20ac
– poor types – firm

18.5u – best types – (no selection)
– best/good types – plus 30ac
– poor types – no selection

19.0u – best/good types – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 10ac

19.5u – best/good types – no selection
– poor types – minus 10ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 15ac
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10ac
– Poorer types – minus 10ac

22.0u and broader – minus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/20ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/20ac

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/15 (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/15
19.0u/20.0u – firm

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – firm (small selection)
17.0/18.5u –firm (small selection)
19.0/20.0u –firm (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – plus 30 (on a small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – plus 30
19.0 / 20.0u –plus 30

COMP. China/ Europe

M30
Total : M26,755
Selling days: Tuesday Wednesday
National total: 47,844

Sydney Market Report S29 – 19 January 2017

On a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly 16.0 – 19.0u) and a good selection of medium and poor/tender types (a large percentage with 2-2.5 % vm), the fleece market closed dearer for 18.5u and finer and broader types unchanged to tending cheaper. Best length/style skirtings were up to 50ac dearer for 16.0u, 20/30ac dearer for 17.0/18.5u and firm for 19.0u and broader. Average style and high vm types were 20/30ac dearer.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good – 10ac dearer (very small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

18.5u – best & best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 10ac firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (very small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac cheaper

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 15ac cheaper (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 15ac cheaper

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 15ac cheaper (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 15ac cheaper

22.0u and broader – 15ac cheaper (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u / 17.5u – 25/35ac dearer
18.0u/18.5 – 10/15ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 25/35ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 10/15ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 25/35ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 10/15ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 30/40ac dearer (on a very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – 25ac dearer (on a reasonable selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (on a very small selection)

Lambs – Generally 15 ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

*NEXT WEEK – S30 11,200bs TUES / WED
Note: Thursday 26th is a Public Holiday for Australia Day

Sydney Market Report S29 – 18 January 2017

On a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly 16.0 – 19.0u) and a good selection of medium and poor/tender types (a large percentage with 2-2.5 % vm), the fleece market opened dearer for 18.5u and finer and broader types generally unchanged. Best length/style skirtings were up to 70ac dearer for 16.0u, 20/30ac dearer for 17.18.5u and firm for 19.0u and broader. Average style and high vm types were 20/30ac dearer.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good – 50ac dearer (very small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

18.5u – best & best/good types – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer (very small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – 5ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 5ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (very small selection)
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac cheaper (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac cheaper

22.0u and broader – firm (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 80/90ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 70ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u / 17.5u – 50ac dearer
18.0u/18.5 – 20/30ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 50ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 20/30ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 50ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 20/30ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 50ac dearer (on a very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – 30ac dearer (on a reasonable selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer (on a very small selection)

Lambs – Generally 15 ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

Melbourne Market Report M29 – 18 January 2017

On a limited offering of best and best/good superfine types and a small selection of fine and medium types, today’s market was strong in 18.5u and finer, and irregular to cheaper in 19.0u and broader.
Chinese types were plus 10/20ac in 19.0u and finer, and minus 10ac in 19.0u and broader.
Skirtings were 10/20ac dearer for long, free 18.5u and finer .All other types are unchanged..
Open tops were unchanged.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – no selection
– poor types – (no selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – no selection
– poor types – firm

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – plus 20ac
– best/good style – plus 15ac
– poor types – plus 20

17.0u – spinners – (very small selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good style – plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 30

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good – plus 30ac
– poor types –firm

18.0u – spinner & best types – plus 20 ac
– best/good types – plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 20ac

18.5u – best types – (no selection)
– best/good types plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 10ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 20ac
– poor types – minus 10ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 15ac
– Poorer types – minus 15ac

22.0u and broader – minus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/20ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/20ac

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/15 (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/15
19.0u/20.0u – firm

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – firm (small selection)
17.0/18.5u –firm (small selection)
19.0/20.0u –firm (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – firm (on a small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – firm
19.0 / 20.0u –firm

COMP. China/ Europe

Sydney Market Report S28 – 12 January 2016

On a small selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly 16.0 – 19.0u) and a reasonable selection of medium and poor/tender types (a large percentage with 2-2.5 % vm), the fleece market closed dearer for all types, with 19.0u and finer most affected (50ac dearer). Best length/style skirtings were 20ac dearer, while average types were 5/10ac dearer.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 60ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 60ac dearer (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 60ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 60ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good – 60ac dearer (very small selection)
– poor types – 40ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 85ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 60ac dearer

18.5u – best & best/good types – 70ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer (very small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 15ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 15ac deare

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac dearer

22.0u and broader – 10ac dearer (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u / 18.5u – 20ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 20ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u / 18.5u – 5/10ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u /16.0u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u /18.5u – 5/10ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 15ac dearer (on a very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – 15ac dearer (on a reasonable selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer (on a very small selection)

Lambs – Generally 15 ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

NEXT WEEK: Sydney 29 14,500bs WED / THURS

Melbourne Market Report – M28 11 January 2017

On a very poor selection of best and best/good superfine types and poor selection of fine and medium types, the fleece market continued to rally and was 50/60ac dearer for 18.5 and finer, 30/40ac for 19.0-19.5 and 20/30ac for 20.0 micron and broader.
There was widespread support by the Trade.
Chinese types are plus 50/60ac
Skirtings were 30ac dearer.
Open tops were 20/30ac dearer

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good style – plus 80ac
– poor types – (no selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – plus 50ac
– best/good style – no selection
– poor types – no selection

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – plus 50
– best/good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 50ac

17.0u – spinners – (very small selection)
– best style – plus 60ac
– best/good style – plus 50ac
– poor types – plus 50 ac

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – plus 50ac
– best/good – plus 50ac
– poor types – plus 30ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – plus 20ac (small selection)
– best/good types – plus 50ac
– poor types – plus 60ac

18.5u – best types – (no selection)
– best/good types plus 40ac
– poor types – no selection

19.0u – best/good types – plus 40/50ac
– poor types – plus 40/50ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 40ac
– poor types – plus 40ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 30ac
– Poorer types – plus 20ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 20/30ac
– Poorer types – plus 20ac

22.0u and broader – plus 30/40ac

COMP. China / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – plus 30ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 30ac

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – plus 20/30ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 20/30ac
19.0u/20.0u – plus 20/30ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – plus 20ac (small selection)
17.0/18.5u –plus 20ac (small selection)
19.0/20.0u –plus 20ac (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – plus 20/30ac (on a small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – plus 20/30ac (on a small selection)
19.0 / 20.0u –plus 20/30ac (on a small selection)

COMP. China/ Europe