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COMMERCIAL.

TASMANIAN WOOL. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. HOBART, January 16. (Received January 16, at 10.10 a.m.) At the Launceston wool sales 5,289 bales were offered. Competition was spirited, and prices generally wore 5 per cent, better. At the Hobart sales medium cross-breds were Id per lb dearer, while Lincolns and Leiccsters were l£d to 2d dearer. METAL MARKETS. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. LONDON, January 15. (Received January 16, at 9.50 a.m.) Copper.—Spot. £6O 2s 6d to £6O 7s 6d ; three months, £6O 5s to £6O 10s. Tin.—Forward, £145 to £145 10s. Lead. £lB 10s to £lB 11s 3d. Imports 20,582 tons, including Australian 5,050 tons: exports 3.273 tons. Spelter, £29 12s 6d to £29 17s 6d. Silver, 22 13-15 d per oz. INVERCARGILL WOOL SALE. Yesterday’s sale was the most successful ever lield in Invercargill. _ Growers anticipated more than an ordinary fair price, but the most optimistic were scarcely prepared for the prices realised, and most of them were entirely nut in their calculations. The demand for strong cross-bred wool was very keen. Competition was limited to Home and Nmv Zealand buyers. Bradford mainly operating. In all." the. 10,600 bales catalogued were disposed of. Growers were prepared to accept the rates ruling at the last Dunedin sales, but these prices were topped all round by Id to 2d at yesterday’s sale. The top price was Is 2d. for a choice line of hogget wool.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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