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COMMERCIAL.

PRICE OF PEARL BARLEY. 1 The price of pearl barley has been re- ! duccd £1 per ton. and is now quoted at £l6 wholesale and £l6 10s retail. THE WOOL SALES. i Preti Association—By Telegraph—Coprrijhfc. SYDNEY, December 14. At the -wool sales the hiddintr and prices were on a par with last week's. ADELAIDE, December 15. (Received December 15, at 9.20 &.ni.'> At the wool sales the demand was keen for better sorts, which were a shade lower; inferiors are tjr.r.hanged.; the buyers included a French firm. LONDON, December 14. (Received December 15, at 11.35 a.m.) At the wool sales prices wsn? unchanged ; faulties were slow. THE WHEAT MARKET. Press Association —By Telegraph—Copyright LONDON, December 14. (Received December 15. at 11.35 a.m.) Wheat.—Firm, and 3d dearer. THE MARKETS. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. LONDON, December 14. (Received December 15, at 11.35 a.m.) Copper.—Spot. £SB ss; threo months, £SB 10s; electrolytic, £6l ss. Tin.—Spot, £149 15s; three months, £149. Lead, £l9 ss. Spelter, £2B. GOLD IN PERU. At a meeting of investors interested in mining ventures yesterday afternoon, Major E. G Davidson described the extent of a new minin™ field he recently discovered in Peru, and also the methods of working it. The field is heliewd to bo rich in both ?iuart!s .and alluvial j;old. Mr H.arman leeves, who convened tho meeting, explained the proposals which were afoot to form a syndicate to exploit the field. Tho company will have a capital of £12,500 in £IOO shares, but ti is thought it will only be necessary to call up £2O in the meantime. The prospects of floating the company are said to be good.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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