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THE MARKETS

» . (PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION,) London, February 9. Tallow — Market is somewhat easier, and there is a decline of 2s per cwt on both beef and mutton. New Zealand hemp is quoted at £Z% iob. At the wool sales there is keen competition, and the prices received approach the highest rates obtained at the December sales, except lor qhort and heavy merinos,, Twenty thousand carcases of frozen mutton from the Argentine Republic have been landed at Glasgow. (Received February 11, 2 30 p.m.) London, February 9 Tallow is muoh depressed, and at the auctions today only seventy- fivo (sic) casks were sold, Mutton, 80s; beef, ; 2 ss. The English wheat market is improving, the Continental is firm, and the American steady. Australian, new crop, on passage is quoted at 38s ; New Zealand, on passage 86s. Australian flour 295. Peas 47s 9d. At the woo} sales the competition is c&gor. There has been a general advance, which is most marked m crossbreds. The numbor of bales catalogued was H4,4QQ aiid 128,000 we IQMi

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THE MARKETS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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