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I • (P«b Press Association.) Melboubkb, Febrauy 13; Three thoasand bags of New Zealand oats were sold at 33 Jiod ex wharf, or its equivalent for export. London, Febrnery 12. Wool remains very firm. The teriei closes on February 19th. The American demand is good. Crossbreds and merinos are strong. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company's 4 per cent debentures are quoted at 97. Money is hardening, owing to stock exchange settlements. Prime New Zealand frozen mutton . has advanced to 4^d, „ (Becelved February 14, 1,30 p.m.) ItOHDOY, Febrncry 13. The English wheat market ii firmer, the Continental is unchanged and the American shows an upward tendency. The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 3,100,000 quarters; for the Continent 44,000, quarters. The American visible suppiy is 34,250,000 bushels. Bxdotbt. February 14. Potatoes — New Zealand £6 10s to £7 10s, with a prospect of a lower prioa next week ; Waranambool, £5 to £7 ; Circular Head, £9 ; onions, £11 to £15 ; bran, lOd to lOfd ; pollard, Is to Is osd ; oats, doll, 2s lOd to 8s 4d ; wheat, chick, 3s 8d to 8s 6d ; milling wheat, 4b 5d to 4s 6d ; batter, local, lOd to Is, with a plentiful supply, New Zealand 8d to lOd ; cheese, market glutted, New Zealand 6d to 9d ; bacon, firm at 9d to lOd; hams, dall, lOd to Is ; chaff, New Zealand £6 10s. > MsLßOunini, February 14, There is a. good demand for wheat, which is quoted at 4s 7d ; flour, stone made, £9 10s, roller, £10 lOs^oatsi . Gape, 3s, thin white 3s sd, etoutSs lOdf seed oats 4s OJd ; English barley 554d k Cape 3s 3d $ bran, lid. adxlaide, Ffcbtaary 34. The wheat market is dull, Bhjppin^ parcels 4s 6d, no basiness doings fannera lots 4s 4d at Port Adelaide and 4s 2d at ontports ; flour, roller made £11; stone made £10 15s ; bran and pollard lid ; New Zealand oats, 4s 6d.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2063, 14 February 1889

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2063, 14 February 1889