LONDON WOOL SALES
. ■»■■ . JMPROVED DEMAND AT 5 PER CENT. ADVANCE. Press Association —By Telegraph—Copyright. LONDON. January 1.9. ilh'coived January 20, at 1 p.m.] Nine thousand seven hundred and seventeen bales were cataloged, which included a, splendid seiertion of merinos and 462 (Tos.s-brc.ds. There was n. .splendid at tendanee, inchidini: a few Continentals. The tone was more cheerful than at the December sales. Merinos and most of the combing sort.-, were jicuoraliy o p<-r cent, dearer, a-ud all seoureds at par. The improved demand was due to l'ni(ed States and Continental support", on. tinBoard of Trade's announcement that licenses would be. given to expott to the United S.trites and the. Allies on the sworn declaration that, it would not bo reshipped to an enemy country. All cross-bn" <L. were fully u per cent, dearer.
Tlio Now Zcabnd Loan and Mrroanlilo. A pen icy ( o,iip;iiiv. Ltd., have received t!ic following calijcoram from their .London ofliCi>: —■"Tone of market heller. Grea.-y merino 5 per r.eni. . greasy crosHii ed 74 per i -out. I;!i;-l;w. AnH-i'i-. an operators arc Imyiiiix." The J lank of New Xeal.v.H have received from their London office ill" following , ;iI:I•."■ advice rejja.rdiiu; i-hc. opening of the pre-onr series of wool pales in London:- - •'l,'i!i(lo;i woo) sides opened. Snonj; competition. .Ml i-ross-hreds 7-1 per cent. J< .'u'ri' : nyi'ir.o.'f, par 10 0 ]•• r e< m. d'■■up 1 ; other., nnehan^ed.''
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LONDON WOOL SALES, Evening Star, Issue 15705, 20 January 1915