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Sydney Market Report M50 – 13 June 2018

On a larger offering than last week of best/good style superfine types 18.0 – 19.0u but mainly good / average tm 17.5u and broader Chinese types carrying vm & low yield , the market opened dearer for 17.0u and finer Chinese types and also best / good sound types.18.5u were easier for all types and 19.0u and broader were firm to dearer. Skirtings were generally 10ac easier for under 3%vm

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection) New / Gsa
– best/good style – (No selection)
– poor types – 25ac dearer(Small selection)

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (No selection)
– best/good style –firm (Small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – (No selection)
– best style – (No selection )
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (Small selection )
– poor types – 15/20ac easier (Small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – ( No Selection )
– best/good – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – (No selection )
– best/good types – firm (Small selection)  Gsa /New / Tnu
– poor types – 25ac easier

18.5u – best style – (No selection)
– best/good types –30ac easier (small selection) 2520ac New / Tnu / Gsa
– poor types – 15ac easier

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– Poorer types – 15ac dearer

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

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /17.0u – firm (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – firm (small selection)
18.5u – 10ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10ac easier (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 10ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 15ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 15ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 10ac dearer
17.0u /17.5u – 15ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 10ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u –firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – firm (Small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – firm ( small selection)

COMP. China / European Topmakers

Melbourne Market Report M50 – 13 June 2018

On a limited selection of Best/good style in 16.5mic and finer, and a reasonable selection of 17.0mic to 21.5mic, the market lost more ground for 18.5mic and finer. 19.0mic and broader however gained in strength and closed 20/30ac dearer.
China types closed 20/30ac cheaper in 18.5mic and finer and 20/30ac dearer for 19.0mic and broader.

Fine Merino skirtings another 25-30ac cheaper today for less than 3%vm. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed 30/40ac cheaper for all descriptions.

Prems and lambs types in the 46 – 52HM range 10/15ac cheaper for very odd lot in the 17.5 to 19.0mic range today.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –minus 50-60ac
– poor types –minus 60-80ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – no selection
– poor types – minus 60ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – minus 40ac
– Poor style – minus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

18.5u – best types – minus 20ac
– best/good types- minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

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

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

22.0u and broader – plus 20ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 25/30ac cheaper in a small selection
18.5u/19.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 25/35ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 20/25c cheaper

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

COMP. China/ Europe

M50

Total 13,623 bs
National Total 29,575 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday

Melbourne Market Report M49 – 07 June 2018

On a very limited selection of Best/good style in 16.5mic and finer, and a reasonable selection of 17.0mic to 21.5mic, the market followed a similar pattern to yesterday. The prices for 17.0mic and broader were 30/40ac cheaper at the beginning of the sale, but again recovered ground as the auction progressed and closed 10/30ac cheaper. Lower types were most affected.
Selected lots in 17.5mic- 18.5mic were 10/20ac dearer.
16.5mic and finer were very irregular tending cheaper.

China types closed 20/30ac cheaper in 18.5mic and finer and minus 10/20ac for 19.0mic and broader.
16.5 mic and finer were 20/30ac cheaper.

Fine Merino skirtings another 25-30ac cheaper today for less than 3%vm. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed 30/40ac cheaper for all descriptions.

Prems and lambs types in the 46 – 52HM range 10/15ac cheaper for very odd lot in the 17.5 to 19.0mic range today.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –no selection
– poor types –minus 30ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 20ac
– best-good types – firm
– Poor style – plus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – plus 10/20ac
– poor types – plus 10/15ac

18.5u – best types – firm in a small selection
– best/good types- unchanged
– poor types – minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

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

22.0u and broader – firm

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 25/30ac cheaper in a small selection
18.5u/19.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 25/35ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 20/25c cheaper

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

COMP. China/ Europe

M50

Total 13,623 bs
National Total 29,575 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday

Sydney Market Report S49 – 07 June 2018

On a slightly poorer offering than yesterday of best/good style superfine types 17.5 – 19.0u but mainly good / average tm 17.5u and broader Chinese types carrying vm & low yield , the market opened easier for most types, except the best types around 18.0u were dearer. Skirtings were generally unch for under 3%vm

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

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (No selection)
– best/good style –50ac easier (Small selection)
– poor types – 80ac easier (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – firm (Small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection )
– best/good style – 10ac easier (Small selection )
– poor types – 35ac easier (Small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm ( Small Selection )  New / Tnu / Gsa
– best/good – 20ac easier (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac easier (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – 20ac dearer (Small lot )  New / Tnu / Gsa
– best/good types – 20ac dearer (Small selection)  New / Tnu / Gsa
– poor types – 45ac easier

18.5u – best style – (No selection)
– best/good types – 20ac dearer (small selection)  New / Tnu / Gsa
– poor types – 35ac easier

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac dearer

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

22.0u and broader – 20ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /17.0u – firm (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – firm (small selection)
18.5u – 5ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 5ac easier (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 10ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 5ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 10ac dearer
17.0u /17.5u – 15ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 10ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 5ac easier (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – 5ac easier (Small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – firm ( small selection)

COMP. China / European Topmakers

Next Week Sydney sale 50 – selling 10850 bales Wed/thurs, note Monday is a Public holiday.

Melbourne Market Report M49 – 06 June 2018

On a poor selection of Best/good style in 16.5mic and finer, and a limited selection of 17.0mic to 21.5mic, the market started off 30/40ac cheaper. However, as the sale progressed the market recovered some ground and closed at 10/20ac cheaper. Lower types in 17.0mic-18.5mic, and all types in 19.0mic and broader were most affected.
16.5mic and finer were very irregular.

China types closed 10/20ac cheaper.
16.5 mic and finer were 20/30ac cheaper.

Merino skirtings followed a similar trend to the fleece with most types 15/25 ac cheaper for less than 4%vm. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed 30/40ac cheaper for 16.5 – 18.5mic.

Prems and lambs types in the 46 – 52HM range 15/20ac cheaper for very odd lot in the 17.5 to 19.0mic range 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 –no selection
– poor types –no selection

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – unchanged
– poor types – minus 30ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best-good types – firm
– Poor style – minus 10ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 30ac

18.5u – best types – firm in a small selection
– best/good types- unchanged
– poor types – minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10/20ac
– Poorer types – minus 20ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10ac
– Poorer types – minus 10/20ac

22.0u and broader – 10/20ac cheaper

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –
Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 15/20ac cheaper in a small selection
18.5u/19.5u – 15/25ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 25/35ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 20/25c cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 25/30ac cheaper a in small selection
17.5 / 18.5u – 15/25ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 15/20ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe

M49

Total 15,468 bs
National Total 26,656 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday

Sydney Market Report S49 – 06 June 2018

On a better offering than last week of best/good style superfine types 17.5 – 19.0u but mainly good / average tm 17.5u and broader Chinese types carrying vm & low yield , the market opened 10/20ac easier for the best types but 20/50ac easier for the poorer types. Skirtings were generally 15/25ac easier for under 3%vm

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

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (No selection)
– best/good style –firm (Small selection)
– poor types – 80ac easier (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – firm (Small selection)  New
– best style – (No selection ) 3130ac
– best/good style – 20ac easier (Small selection )
– poor types – 50ac easier (Small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 30ac easier ( Small Selection )  New / Tnu
– best/good – 30ac easier (small selection)
– poor types – 65ac easier (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – (One lot )  New / Tnu
– best/good types – 15/20ac dearer (Small selection) New / Tnu
– poor types – 60/70ac easier

18.5u – best style – (No selection)
– best/good types – 20ac easier (small selection)
– poor types – 45ac easier

19.0u – best/good types –45ac easier (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 20ac easier (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac easier

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 20ac easier (small selection)
– Poorer types – 20ac easier

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 10/15ac easier (small selection)
– Poorer types – 15ac easier

22.0u and broader – firm (small selection)

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /17.0u – 25ac easier (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – 20ac easier (small selection)
18.5u – 15ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10ac easier (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – 25ac easier (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 15/20ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 40ac easier
17.0u /17.5u – 45ac easier
18.0u / 18.5u – 30ac easier
19.0u / 20.0u – 20ac easier

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 25ac easier (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – 15ac easier (Small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – 15ac easier (very small selection)

Lambs – 20ac easier ( small selection)

COMP. China / European Topmakers