On a slightly smaller offering compared to yesterday, the Market lost some steam today. Better types with favorable AM’s were still firm tending dearer, but lower types/AM’s lost some ground.

China types closed 5/10ac cheaper for 16.5mic-21.5mic.

Merino skirtings closed generally unchanged today for less than 4%vm in another small offering. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed 10/15ac cheaper for all descriptions.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range firm to unchanged in a small selection of 16.5 to 19.0mic.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm
– poor types –plus 20ac

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style- plus 20/30ac
– poor types –plus 20ac

17.5u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm
– best-good types – plus 20ac
– Poor style – firm

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

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 20ac
– Poorer types – unchanged

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

22.0u and broader – firm

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – no selection
18.5u/19.5u – Firm/Unchanged

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – Buyers Favour
18.0u/18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 10/15ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 10/15ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 5/10ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – Unchanged
17.5 / 18.5u – Firm/Unchanged
19.0 / 20.0u – Firm/Unchanged

COMP. China/ Europe

M52

Total 16,915 bs
National Total 33,261 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday