THE HOME MARKETS
lIICU COMMISSIONERS REPORT,
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The High Commissioner cabled as follows ou November 1 (the quotations, unless otherwise specified, arc the average market prices on spot):
Mutton.—The market is firm. ami stocks are light. Canterbury. 6il for light-weight : North Claud, 5 15-16 d; ewes, SRI. Lamb.—The market is dull, and very little business is doing on account of the high prices. The market shows signs of weakness owing to the arrival of this season's Australian, which is selling at 6|d : Canterbury twos, 6RI ; heavyweight, 6gd: other than Canterbury, 6 l-16d. For light weight the quotation is nominal.
Beef.—New Zealand hinds, 6.R1 : fores. s|d. There is a moderate supply of chilled beef this week. Chilled hinds, 6d; fores, s£d.
Butter.—The market i> easier. Danish (slow!. 134s to 1335; Siberian (quieti. 118s to 1225; Australian (quiet), 124s to 1265: Irish creamery (dull), 122s to 128s; Argentine (slow)*. 120s to 1245. Cheese.—The market i; quiet. The Canadian market is also quiet. White and colored. 85s to 86s. English prices are firm, with a fair demand, at 82s to 86s.
Hemp.—The market is dull, with a downward tendency. There is little demand for New Zealand. Good fair grade, £22 10s; fair, £2l; fair current Manilla, £25 10s. The output from Manila for the week was 26.000 bales.
Wheat.—The market is firm, but little business is doing. Australian, 455. c.i.f. Oats,—The market is linn. New Zealand Gartous, 6d, ex store. Beans.—The market is firm, with more inquiry. New Zealand, f.a.q. (new crop), per 5041b. 55s 6d. Peas.—The market is quiet. New Zealand (partridge), per 5041b, 60s. Kauri Gum.—The market is very quiet, and there is nothing doing. Dark brown selected, rescraped, 140s;' dark brown, o4s; rcscraped. 90s; dark brown chips, drossy. 42s 6d ; rcscraped, pale amber, £l2 10s; three-quarter pale scraped. £0; dagger chips, good; 555.
The New Zealand and Australian Land Company, after placing £85,000 to the reserve, show a profit of £323,202. The contingency fund receives £50,000. and £8.202 is carried forward.
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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 15640, 3 November 1914
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