Fine wool lifts again as medium Merino fleece prices dip

Sheep Central, 24 March 2017

MEDIUM Merino wool prices started to slip this week as recent record auction rates boosted bale offerings. However, fine wool continued to appreciate in value, with micron price guides for fleece under 16.5 microns gaining 157 cents in Sydney and 100 cents in Melbourne.

Keen interest in Wooltrade online wool-buying opportunities

Sheep Central, 21 March 2017

ONLINE wool offerings met keen demand last week as the Australian auction market benchmark reached an historical high.

Wool prices surge to new record peak as on-farm storages empty

Sheep Central, 17 March 2017

FINE wool prices surged by up to 100 cents-plus in auction this week as the Australian market continued its bull run. Clips continued to come out of on-farm and broker storages and brokers advised against woolgrowers shearing too early to capture the high prices, as the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator rose by 26 cents to a new historical peak of 1546c/kg clean this week.

Wool prices climb higher as big buyers hit hard

Sheep Central, 10 March 2017

DIVERSITY has helped promote Australian lamb and now the diverse nature of the nation’s wool clip is becoming an important market factor.

Online Wooltrade sales peak with auction market lift

Sheep Central, 06 March 2017

WOOLTRADE sold more than 1100 bales of wool as the Australian auction market ventured deeper into record territory last week.

Wool price surge pushes benchmark to record 1500 cents

Sheep Central, 02 March 2017

WOOL prices surged higher into record territory this week, with the benchmark AWEX Eastern Market Indicator lifting 51 cents to peak at 1500c/kg clean.

Wool prices climb higher with new orders as supply tightens

Sheep Central, 24 February 2017

SOLID demand boosted by new business continued to push Merino and crossbred wool prices higher at auctions this week.

Fine Merino and crossbred wool prices lift in firming auction market

Sheep Central, 17 February 2017

FINE Merino wool under 18 micron and crossbred fleece sold dearer as the auction market generally firmed this week. AWEX’s benchmark Eastern Market Indicator lifted 3 cents to close at 1440 cents, with brokers passing in 7.6 percent of the 44,938-bale offering.

Keen wool buyers make early online purchases

Sheep Central, 14 February 2017

STRONG online enquiry for wool is continuing in line with general market demand, with more than 100 bales sold on Wooltrade this week.

Wool prices hit record territory with focus on micron and quality

Sheep Central, 10 February 2017

WOOL prices strengthened into record territory again this week, with significant gains for quality Merino and crossbred fleece.