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The following is the Oom Exchange report for the week ending Friday. March 29 h, 1889:- .

Business has been more brink during the past week. Buyers have been more in accord with sellers views as regards wheat, as several orders for Sydney had to^be executed by vessels on berth. At the time of writing, however, these orders have all been filled, and dulneaa again prevails in the Market. We are certain to have a choppy season, speculators are acerse to lay in large stocks at the figures demanded by growers, and our ohief business will be done for prompt orJers. Space at the moment for Sydney ib limited, but in the course of a few weeks we •hall have abundance, when no doubt the re* ceiviog market will be influenced, our prices here being such that there are but few willing to sell at the prices going. Oats are not coming forward in large quantities, but the demand is not vary stiff, our Sydney friends not yet having found tbe bottom of their atooks kid in towards the close of last season. Barley has had a good run, but a quieter tone is now noticeable. Grass seed has a strong demand for Autumn sowing, bat cocksfoot is weak at our quotations. Batter is enquired for at our quotations, but buyers ■ay they can purchase on better terms in the North Island. The following an our quotations : — Wheat.— Prime Tuscan, 4ij Pearl, 3a lOd ; Hunters, 3s 9i ; broken wheat, 2s 9d to 33 6J, according to quality. Oats. — Milling, 2s 7d ; short stout feed, 2s 6d to 2i 6d ; long and inferior, 2s 3d to 2s 4d.

Baklby. — Prime malting has » fair enquiry at 33 9d to 33 lOi; medium quality, however, is neglected at 3* 4d to 3s 7d ; feed, 2a 6d.

Bbans.— A few Unes are. offering at 3s 6d, but at present no business has been done.

Peas Feed, 3s to 3a 3d {Prussian bluej, 33 6d to 3a 9d.

9ba c b Seld — Maohine dressed has aa enquiry at 3d 6d to 3s 9d ; and farmers lines vary according to quality from 2a 6d to 3s.

Potatoes.— Kidneys, £2 10»to£3 at country stations. . ' - . •

Dairy Pboduob.— Batter prime, 86% ptstry, 4d ; cheese, 3£d to 4sd. Th* above prices are those paid to farmers for delivery, f .o.b , sacks txtra

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CORN EXCHANGE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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CORN EXCHANGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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