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London, Maroh 12 Australian meat is dull, and has experienced a slight decline. New Zealand mutton has also declined a shade, and is now quoted at 4d for prime. The market rate of discount is 2$ per cent. Union Steamship Company of New Zealand shares are quoted at an average of £13 ; New Zealand Shipping Company's shares are quoted at £8 10s. Wheat — The total quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,980,000 quarters, and for the Continent 892,000 quarters. The American visible supply of wheat is 81,750,000 bushels. An Australian off coast cargo has been sold at from 37s to 37 s 6d. Flour is quoted at from 29s 6d to 30s. Sydney, M*roh 13 The wheat market is unchanged, there is now none m the market. Melbourne, March 13. In consequence of the publication of the wheat statistics, wheat has risen to 5s 9d, and flour is being held for a higher price. (Reoelved Maroh 14, 2 38 p.m ) Sydney, Maroh 14 Potatoes, New Zealand, £5 10s ; Circular heads, £5. Onions, Victorian, £12; New Zealand, £10 to £11. Maize, 3s 6d to 3s 8d ; weevily, 2s 6d. Oats, inferior, 2s 6d to 2s 8d ; heavy feed, 2s lOd to 3s ; milling, 3s to 3s 2d. Bran, firmer and scarce, Is Id to Is l£d. Pollard, Is 2d to Is 2£d. Wheat, chick, 3s 3d to 3s 6d ; milling, 4s 8d to ss. Peas, blue Prussians; 4s 6d to 4s 9d. Barley, Cape, 3s 6d to 3s 7d ; market bare. Butter, .local, Is 4d to Is 6d ; best imported, separator, Is Id to Is 8d ; dairy, lOd to Is. Cheese, local, 4d to 6£d ; New Zealand, 5d to 7£d. Bacon, New Zealand, 9d to lUd. Chaff, New Zealand, £5 10s to £6. Melboubnb, Maroh 14 The placements of wheat aggregated 40,000 bags yesterday besides nearly 5000 auctioned. Sales have been made up to 5s lOd ; holders ask 6s ; bran, Is 3d, holders asking Is 4d ; oats, Calcutta 8s 7d, stout 4s Id, seed 4s 6d ; maize, 4s 6d ; peas, 4s 7d ; to 4s 8d ; sugar Strong, good whites £24. adel&ide, March 14. Wheat firm at 5s at Port Adelaide ; 4s 9d to 4s lOd at out ports ; roller flour, £11 5s to £12, stone £11 } bran, Is ; pollard, Is id ; oats, 4s to 4s 3d ; barley, malting 5s ; sugar, best whites £24 12s 6d, greys £1 less } brewing crystals £23.

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THE MARKETS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2087, 14 March 1889

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2087, 14 March 1889