Greymouth’s coal export for the week : —Papa-roa, 208 tons 4cwt; Point Elizabeth, 1,899 tons 6cwl; Liverpool, 1,784 tons 4cwt; Blackball. 4,775 tons 18cwt ; North Brunner, 73 tons 3cwt; Brunner, 870 tons lOcwt. Total, 8,911 tons 7cwt. SALES ON ’CHANGE: THIS DAY. Wellington. —Talisman, £1 9a Christchurch Bank of New Zealand, £ls 18s; Union Bunk of Australia, £sl os; Ward’s Brewery, £5; Talisman, 28a 9d (two jiarceis). THE LONDON MARKETS. HIGH COMMISSIONER'S CABLE. [Per United Press Association.) WELLINGTON, November 23. The High Oommksioncr cables, under date November 21 (note: quotations, tinlees otherwise specified, arc average market pikes on epot) : Mutton.—Market quiet. Prices have declined, more being offered on account of moderate supplies coming forwald. Quotations; Canterbury, 5 15-16 d per lb ; North Island. 5 13-16 d. Lamb is dull of sale. For all Jamb prices have declined, partly owing to competition with this season’s Australian. Canterbury twos, 6|d; heavy weight, 6]d ; other than Canterbury, 6]cl. Beef.—No alteration in the market since last week. New Zealand hinds, 6 3-16 d ; fores, s|d. Tho chilled beef market is affected by decrease, in arrivals, Hinds, 6|d ; fores, s|d Butter. —Market firmer, with active demand for high grades. Danish, steady, 139s to 142s per cwt ; New Zealand, firm, 126s to 130s; unsnlted, 128s to 1325; Australian, linn, with more inquiry, at 124s to 128s; .Siberian, in fair demand, 118s, 120s ; Irish creamery, slow, 124s to 130s; Argentine; steady, 120 a to 1245. Cheese.—The market is firm, with an upward tendency. Canadian white, colored, 76s to 775. Cannot quote price* of New Zealand cheese. The Corinthic is in dock discharging now. Hemp. —There is a better demand for hemp on spot, but transactions are light. New Zealand good fair grade, £22 10s per ton; fail’ grade, £2l; fair current Manila, £25 ICs. The output from Manila for the week was 12,000 bn leg. Wool.—Market strong. All stocks advancing for all grades of medium and coarse cross-brods, but tho market is a shade weaker for all grades of merino fine cross-breds.
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COMMERCIAL, Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914