[PEB'PRHSB ASSOCIATION] London, January 15. The market rate of discount is i% per cent. The bank rate is four per cent. Tbe wheat market is flat. An off coast cargo has been sold at from 39s 6d to 40s. Australian flour, ex store, is quoted at from 30s 6d to 31s. Australian meat is dull and prices show a slight decline. Prime New Zealand mutton is quoted at 46. London, January 16. The Antwerp wool sales opened to day. There was a large attendance, and biddings were brisk. Plate wool experienced a decline of five centimes ; Australian sorts fetched closing rates of last London series. About onethird of the bales catalogued were withdrawn.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2039, 17 January 1889
THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2039, 17 January 1889
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