Wool prices suffer as buyers push back on recent levels

Sheep Central, 26 May 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices faltered this week as buyer interest in superfine wool waned, according to Landmark wool technical officer Phillip Lipscombe.

Auction wool prices are a tale of three markets this week

Sheep Central, 19 May 2017

MERINO wool auction price trends varied across Australia this week; falling in Melbourne, while rising in Fremantle and holding relatively firm in Sydney.

Wooltrade buying activity limited by fluctuating market

Sheep Central, 16 May 2017

WOOLTRADE experienced limited buyer activity last week as the auction market continued to fluctuate.

Merino wool prices slump on vegetable fault levels, length and quality

Sheep Central, 12 May 2017

MERINO wool prices dropped on average this week as buyers came to terms with fleece with high vegetable matter content and more prematurely shorn clips in a smaller offering.

Wool prices regain ground as bale offerings trend lower

Sheep Central, 05 May 2017

WOOL prices rose this week for smaller auction offering, reflecting a restocking of the supply chain, Australian Wool Innovation said.

Wool growers pass-in more lines as prices dip

Sheep Central, 28 April 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices closed generally lower in most sale centres this week, despite buyer confidence improving as sales progressed.

Wool prices rebound as medium and broad Merino fleece lifts 130 cents

Sheep Central, 13 April 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices rebounded this week, with medium and broad Merino wool lifting by up to 130 cents a kilogram. Landmark wool supply manager David Brook said it was a stunning reversal on the auction markets.

Wool prices suffer second big correction, but bidding ends positive

Sheep Central, 07 April 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices experienced a dramatic correction again this week, with most Merino types losing 50-100 cents, although a positive trend emerged in later sales.

Wool is best performing rural commodity this year – NAB

Sheep Central, 01 April 2017

WOOL has been the strongest performing commodity in agriculture since February this year, as Australian agricultural markets start 2017 in broadly stable territory according to the March Rural Commodities Wrap from NAB Agribusiness.

Wool growers hold back bales as Merino prices fall 40-90 cents

Sheep Central, 31 March 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool growers have reacted strongly to a fall in prices this week, with more than 20 percent of fleece lines passed in at the Western Australian auction centre.