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THE MARKETS

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Lokdow, Doosmber 29. New Consols aro quoted at 97^. New Zealand Four Per Cent Inscribed 99£. Business i 8 active. Austra}i»n wheat, ex storo, is qqotod at 42s 6d, with niarjcefc weaker. New Zoaland long berried 42s 6d, with busincßS vory restricted. Tlio English wheat markot is still hoavy and inactive, and tho Continental is depressed, while tho American ib improving. Fop small shipments of Aqstralian new crop, on passage, sellers aro asking 42s ; flour, Australian, ex store, 29s 6d ; Now Zealand, 26b j Colonial barley, from $0s ; oats, from 2,^s. The money market is active owing to requirements for Stock Exchango sottlemont. For throe months bills 4 per cent is asked, for short loans 0 per cent. London.. Dooembor 28. Tho tallow market is quiet, but prices remain steady. Boat mutton is quotod at 85s 6d, and best beef at 83s 6d to 84b. g|(£Ceoolvad Deoeraber 31, 12,80 p.m.) London, pooembor 30. New Zealand hemp is quoted at

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2025, 31 December 1888

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2025, 31 December 1888

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