On a reasonable selection of Best/good style in 16u-18.5u, mainly from Tasmania, and a good selection of 19.0u and broader, the market continued the meteoric rise with another 20/40ac increase.
China types closed 35/45ac dearer for 17.5/18.5u and 25/30ac dearer for 19.5 to 21.5u.

18.5 & finer Merino skirtings another 25/35 ac dearer for less than 4%vm. 19.0 to 19.8u also 15/20ac dearer. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed firm / unchanged.

Prems and lambs types in the 46 – 52HM range well supported and finer microns 15/20ac dearer in a very small selection today.

FLEECE

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

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style- no selection
– poor types – 15/20ac dearer

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – 25/30ac dearer
– best/good style- 35/50ac dearer
– poor types – 30/60ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – 20/30ac dearer
– best-good types – 40/50ac dearer
– Poor style – 20/30ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types -plus 100ac
– best/good types – 20/30ac dearer
– poor types – firm

18.5u – best types – 30/40ac dearer small selection
– best/good types- 20/30ac dearer
– poor types – 30/30ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 25/30ac dearer
– poor types – 20/30ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 30/40ac dearer
– poor types – 30/40ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 20/30ac dearer
– Poorer types – 20/25ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 30/40ac dearer
– Poorer types – 25/30ac dearer

22.0u and broader – 30/40ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –
Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 30/40ac dearer in a small selection
18.5u/19.5u – 20/25 ac dearer

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – no selection
18.0u/18.5u – firm/unchanged
19.0u/20.5u – firm/unchanged

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – fully firm
19.0/20.0u – fully firm

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 20/25ac dearer in small selection
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac dearer
19.0 / 20.0u – 5/10ac dearer

COMP. China/ Europe

M48

Total 16,462 bs
National Total 32,273 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday