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COMMERCIAL.

THE MARKETS.

Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.

LONDON, December 12. Wheat. —The market is steady and quiet. Jute—December-January shipment, £ls 15s.

Hemp.—Steady ; February-April, Cotton.—May-Juno, 4.04." Rubber.—Para, 2s 9jd; plantation, Is 113 d; smoked, 2s 3d.

Copra.—South Seas, December-January, £24. Silver, 23 l-16d. Antimony, £l2 10s per ton of 50 per cent.

(Received December 14, at 8.5 a.m.) Frozen Meat.—Sheep : Canterbury, light and medium sgd, heavy 5Ad; ewes, Canterbury, light, none offering. Beef : Fores 5 11-16*1, hinds 6id. Australian sheep—light s|d, heavy 5 l-16d; ewes, none offering; lamb 3, fair South American sheep —light sid, heavy sid. Beef—There is no business in frozen meat except for Government requirements. Chilled Argentine, fores 5Jd, hinds 6ijd; Uruguay, fore 3 s§d, hinds 6jd. Other meats unchanged. Rabbits. —Unchanged pending tho arrival of 60,000 crates ex transports. Wheat and Flour.—The total quantity afloat for the United Kingdom is 3,365.000 quarters, and for the Continent 1,820,000 quarters. The Atlantic shipments are 720,000 quarters, and the Pacific 65,000 quarters. Totals, Europe 1,125,000 quarters, Argentine 19,000 quarters, India 45,000 quarters. THE WOOL SALES. Press Association—By Teleirraph—Copyright. LONDON, December 13. (Received December 14, at 8.5 a.m.) For the wool sale 3 there have been catalogued 37,400 bales. The number sold to date is 27,653 bales. Good combing merinos are firm at opening prices, faulty sorts are irregular, and cross-breds unchanged.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 15675, 14 December 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 15675, 14 December 1914

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