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\ (PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION) \ London, April 2. 1 he market rate of discount is 2£ pel cent. New Zealand mutton 4£d per lb. (Received April 4, 12 39 p.m.) London, April 2. An Australian cargo of wheat has been sold at 37s 3d. The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,860,000 quarters ; for the Continent, 356,000 quarters. The Americau visible supply is 29,500,000 bushels. (Received April 4 2 26 p m.) Sydney, April 4. Potatoes, New Zealand, £5 10s per ton; Circular Heads, £6, with a good demand. Onions, £16 to £17 per ton, with good demand. Peas, blue Prussians, 4s 6d, dull ; oats, feed sorts, 3s 3d to 3s 5d ; se?d, 3s 6d ; bran, quiet, Is Id to Is 2d ; pollard, quiet, Is 4d ; chaff, New Zealand, £5 to £6 per ton ; wheat, milling, New Zealand, 4s lOd to 53 2d ; chickwheat, 3b 9d to 4s ; butter, local dull ; factory made, Is 6d to Is lid ; separator, Is 4d to Is 6d ; dairy, Is to Is 6d, high rates restricting sales ; imported dairy, lid to Is Id ; separator, Is Id to Is 3d ; cheese, steady, local being 6d to 7^d ; New Zealand, loaf shape, 8d ; bacon; New Zealand, 9d to lOd ; hams, dull, lOd to lid. Melbourne. April 4 Wheat is strong, milling, 5s 8d ; seed, 5s B^d ; flour, quiet : oats, inferior, 3s 9id to 3s lid ; heavy, 4s ; barley, 3s 9d ; bran, is 3d ; pollard, is 4£d. Adelaide, April' 4 Wheat is steady at 5s at Port Adelaide ; farmers' lots 5s ; at outports 4a lOd; roller flour, £12 15s; Btone made, £11 10s ; bran, Is 4d ; pollard, Is 6d ; oats, 4s ; malting barley, 4s to 4s 3d, little doing ; potatoes, £4 12s.

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THE MARKETS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2101, 4 April 1889

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2101, 4 April 1889

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