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[per REUTRII’s AGENCY.] Money and the Markets. London, June 6.

Consols have declined to too*4. New Zealand Five per Cent. 1889 Loan has advanced to 106. The Five Per Cent. 10.40 Loan, and the 4*4 Per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan remain at 10 6*4 and The market for colonial breadstuff's is dull, and prices are unchanged. Adelaide and New Zealand wheat are both quoted at 51s, ex store. Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 545. Australian tallow, from 43s 6d for best beef, and 44s for best mutton. The Wool Sales. At to-day’s wool auction 11,700 bales were offered. Good competition at full current rates was experienced for the lots catalogued. The Cricketers. The cricket match at Bradford, between the Australian team and Eleven of Yorkshire County, commenced today. The Australians went first to the wicket, and were all put out for 128. Murdoch was caught for 41. His play was much admired, and, although the bowling of the Englishmen was dead on the wicket, and their fielding excellent, he did not give a single chance. The Home team then went in for their first innings, and when the stumps were drawn for the day had scored 100 runs for the loss of four wickets, Lockwood contributing 44. The weather during the day was fine, and great interest was taken in the match. The attendance of spectators was enormous.

Sir Harry’s Doings. London, June 7. Intelligence is to hand that Sir Henry Parkes has visited Antwerp and Ghent, and has inspected the leading factories. He was the recipient of complimentary banquets at both places. He leaves Europe in a month’s time for Sydney. Russian Proposals. St. Petersburg b June 6. It is announced that the Russian Government propose to increase the import duly on wool. Very Pressing. Constantinople, June 6. It has transpired that the Marquis de Noalles, the French Ambassador, is pressing the representatives of other Powers and the Porte to agree to holding a conference for the settlement of the Egyptian question. The Tea Crop. Hong Kong, June 6, Advices to hand irom Foo Chow state that the prices for the new season’s teas are three taels below last year’s quotation. The incoming crop is rather better than that ot last season. The exports to the colonies amount to 3,000,0001 b.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 657, 8 June 1882

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LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 657, 8 June 1882

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