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THE MARKETS

[EBB FXBSS ASSOCIATION j Stdmxt, June 5 A portion of the Bothwell Castle cargo has been sold at a price •aid to be equal to 4s 6d. The wheat was fine hard grain, estimated to contain five per cent of foreign matter. The wheat market is drooping owing to overstocks. Chick wheat 3s 66 to 3s ad ; New Zealand milling 4s 3d to 48 6d > &°™ t New Zealand stone, ;£io 5s to ;£io 159, roller £11 ; oats, feed 3s to 3s 3d, seed 3s 4d ; maize 3s 4d ; barley, Cape 3s to 3s 4<5, with limited enquiry; bran is id , pollard is id to is 20* ; chaff, straw £5, oaten hay £6 to £6 10s; potatoes, New Zealand £4 ss, circulars £$ ; onions £1$ to £17; hay, New Zealand meadow, dull, £5; butter, off sorts unsaleable, imported dairy 8d to iod, newly made imported separator of best quality iod to is; cheese, market glutted* 6d to 7#<J I bacon, local ad to 9^d, New Zealand iod, hams, New Zealand is. <? Mklbourvs, June 5. Wheat, quiet 5s 7d; flour, stone, j£ii to 15s, roller £12 to £13 ss; oats, New Zealand, 4s 2^d to 4s 4d; maize, 4s 3j^d; barley, Cape, 38 xo^d, malting 58 8d ; bran, is ad j peas held for ss; sugars brisk, fait greys 15s to £2?, medium whitei 7 is*to^2B. Adslaids, Jane 5. It is reliably stated that if wheat shipments continue at the present rate the colony will be left without appreci able stocks by the time the new crop is ready. The out look for the latter ii most hopeful. The wheat market is dull. Farmers lots, Port Adelaide 4s od, shipping parcels 4s iod; flour, stone, ;£n rollet j£i2 ; oats, New Zealand 49 4^ barley, malting 4s 3d, dull ; bran, is pollard, is 2d. * London, June 3. The market rate of discount fo short-dated bills is 2^ per cent. Thi l^rank rate is 2j4 per cent. New Zealand' muttpn is at 4^< perlb.

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THE MARKETS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2144, 6 June 1889

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THE MARKETS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2144, 6 June 1889

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