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(MSB PRBSa ASSOCIATION.) London, April 10.5. The wool sales are very animated. The series will close on May 4th. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company have received the following cable message from their , London office, under date 9th April : — 1 Since closing of last sales the following advances have taken place : — Superior greasy, #d per lb; medium and inferior greasy, nearly }£d; scoured, }£d to id ; fine greasy crossbred, j£d ; fine scoured crossbred, J^d; other descriptions are unchanged. Up to date 71,000 bales have been sold. The following private cable message from London was received m Christchurch yesterday : — Wheat market very weak. Cargo of Closeburn, from Timaru, has been withdrawn for Gloucester. Nominal value, 34s per 4801 b, c.i.f. F.a.q. New Zealand wheat, ex store, 35s 6d per 4961 b. (Keoelved April 11, 12 2 pm.) London. April 10. The American visible wheat supply is 28,000,000 bushels. Wheat and flour afloat, 1,856,000 quarters ; for the Continent, 840,000 quarters. The English market ib tending downward ; Continental depressed ; American declining and weak. National Bank of New Zealand shares are quoted at £2. (Keeetoed April 11, 2.25 p.m.) Sydhxy, April 11. Potatoes, New Zealand £4 10s to £4 15s; Tasmanian, to £s ss; onions, Victorian, £12 to ; New Zealand, £1$ to oats, heavy feed, 3s to 3s id ; bright milling, 3s 3d to 3s 4d ; tartarian seed, 3s 6d ; bran, easy at is id ; pollard, quiet but firm at is 3d ; wheat, chick, 3s Sd to 4s; New Zealand milling, 4s gd to 59. Large shipments of New Zealand wbe&t are weakening the market to some extent. Cheese is plentiful, local 6d to 7d; New Zealand, 7d to 7#d; Bacon, ioca\, gd to gJ4d ; New Zealand, gtfd to lod ; hams, dull, lod to is. Butter, local is plentiful, factory made, is 4d to is 6d ; separator, is 3d to is 46 ; dairy, is to is 2d ; imported separator, is to is 3d; imported dairy, is. Melbourne, April 11. Wheat is easier. The quotation for fair milling is 5s 7 }£d to 5s Bd. Flour is quiet, stone made, j£io ; good oats, seed, are m demand at 4s 2d to 4s 5<J; stout feed, 3s iod to 3s nd. Barley, Cape, 3s 4d to 3s 6d ; English barley, 5& Bran, is 2d to is 3d. Adxlaidb, April 11.

Wheat is quoted at 5s ; farmers lots 41 zod; roller flour j£i2 ss; stone made^ll; bran is 3d; pollard is 4# ; oats 4s ; barley, malting, 4s to 4s 3d ; potatoes, circulars, £).

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THE MARKETS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 11 April 1889

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 11 April 1889