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(Pftß PBESS ASSOdATIOW.) '. LondoWj February 15. At the wool sales prices remain Ytty firm. Lohdon, February 19* . New Zealand hemp still continues to increase m value, and is now quoted at £41 10s per ton. .- h At the wool auctions yesterday 10,000 bales were sold, and to-day 11,000. Prices were good. There is. . a general rise of a half-penny per lb. . Pabis, February 15- . A Paris Byndioate is making an at-.-,. tempt to launch a compagnie anostliarit des metaux, with a capital of 40,000,000 :. of francs, with power to issue 220,000,000 francs m.bonds. (Beoeired February 18, 12.13 p.m.) London. February 17. The English wheat market is steady. ,£he Continental shown an upward tendency. American unchanged. For cargoes of Australian new crop on passage sellers ask 395. New Zealand on passage averages 375. Colonial beans SBs, Tallow, 1100 casks offered, sold at for mutton, medium, 27s ; beef, 265. Candles De Boubaiz, Jenar and : and other leading brands, sd. The wool sales are proceeding and ' show a general improvement French buyers are operating freely. 'f here have been catalogued 223,000 bales of which 203,000 have been sold. The New Zealand Loan and Mercan- , tile Agency Company, Limited, ha^e received the following cable message ' from London, dated 15th February. 1889:— Tallow— Market bettor. There is «. free trade demand. Good mutton tallow is worth 29», and good beef tallow 27b per cwt. Frozen meat— -Market firmer. Canterbury mutton is worth 4d and Wei- ' lington 3|d per lb. New Zealand beef; is worth (fore quarters) 3fd and (Mid quarters) 4£d per lb.

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HE MARKETS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2066, 18 February 1889

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HE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2066, 18 February 1889

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