Wool

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Market Comment

Turn of foot just in time

The wool market, much like many other businesses in Australia, was not firing on all cylinders after the Melbourne Cup. Wednesday’s bidding was less than

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Market Analysis

Wool volumes ahead of schedule

Auction sales volumes and AWTA core test volumes are running well ahead of this time last season. Shearing and delivery of wool to store has

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Market Comment

Wool supply heading higher

The largest national wool offering to the market since August allowed buyers to relax their bidding and resulted in prices dipping slightly. Shearing is well

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Market Comment

Shelves clearing in Sydney

The Eastern Market indicator was unchanged this week as strong bidding for higher-quality fleece was balanced out by discounts for less-than-ideal lots. As wool supply

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Market Comment

Lack-lustre market

The market slid lower this week, with all sections struggling to maintain recent levels. The crossbred section ended its recent run of stronger prices to

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Market Comment

Crossbred types show the way

Small gains were at best the only moves in the Merino section this week. However, it was again the crossbred section that sustained its recent

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Market Comment

Market drifts lower

It was an unusual week of selling with a smaller offering spread across three selling days, with only Sydney and Fremantle selling on Thursday. While

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