MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M19

07/11/2019

On an more limited selection of mainly lower nkt Best/Good topmakers in 17.0u and finer compared to yesterday and a good selection of Best/Good and Good topmakers in 17.5-21.5u, although with a generally high mid break, the market was again struggling today with most types in 18u-21.5u 20/30ac cheaper.
17.5u and finer were buyers favor.

17.5mic & finer best merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed generally unchanged today with good competition. 18.0 to 20.0mic drifted another 15/20ac lower. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed 25/30ac cheaper with less competition from the topmakers.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged 17.5 to 19.5mic in a small selection today.
46-56HM types closed 5/10ac cheaper in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd NM lots fully firm.

FLEECE

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

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

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– good style – firm
– poor types – unchanged

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– Good style – minus 10ac
– Poor style – unchanged

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

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –no selection
– good types –unchanged
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

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

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

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – Generally Unchanged
18.5u/19.5u – Firm / Unchanged

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – minus 10/15ac
18.0u/18.5u – minus 10/15ac
19.0u/20.5u – minus 15/20ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 25/30ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 15/20ac

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – Generally Unchanged
17.5 / 18.5u – minus 5/10ac
19.0 / 20.0u – minus 10/15ac

COMP. China/ Europe