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London, August 17. Australian wheat, £ * warehouse, 38k 6cl to 395. The wheat mai^et is firm and steady. A . „ Leather—Best sides, B|d to ft* per lb. Five thousand five hundred qjjarterfl of Australian wheat, August shipments, have j been sold at 38s. New Zealand hemp is steady; 2300 bales were sold at auction to-day. Fair Auck-1 land £20 ss, good Wellington £21 10s. New Zealand beef—Hind quarters, 4d ; fore quarter?, 2id. Mutton unchanged. London, August, 16. ; Australian shipment of wheat 38s, good ! New Zealand 37s 6d. The price of uilver has increased to 4s 4d. Heavy gales have been experienced lately, and crops suffered severely. Washington, August 15. The United States Government is purchasing silver at 115 cents, American stocks are small. It is probable that the Indian rupee will be recognised m London as value at Isßd. The "Economist" discredits the rumor Llmfc the United States Government is arranging with American silver mining companies to prevent the increase of the output.

The Nuw Zealand Loan find Muiwntile Agency Company, Limited, have received the following cable message, dated Londpn, 15th August:—

Frozen Meat—Market quiet. Canterbury and Wellington mutton is worth respectively 4|d and 3sd per lb. Prime New Zealand lambs are worth per carcase 5d per lb. New Zealand beef, fore and hind quarters, are worth respectively 2|d and 3|d per lb. New Zealand Hemp.—There is a fair demand. Quotations unchanged.

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THE MARKETS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2494, 18 August 1890

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THE MARKETS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2494, 18 August 1890

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