Wool Market Reports

Wool prices fall further, with slight recovery in later sales

AUSTRALIAN wool growers met the market as wool prices fell further this week, with a slight improvement in rates before the close of the last sales for the 2019/20 season…Read More

Sheep Central, June 26, 2020

Lowest number of wool bales at auction since 1995

Australian wool prices have risen for the second consecutive week as brokers offered the lowest number of bales since 1995 for the weekly auctions…Read More

Sheep Central, June 5, 2020

Wool prices improve slightly as demand meets lower supplies

AUSTRALIAN wool prices recovered slightly this week, with improvement in Merino and crossbred values, as the limited supplies matched current demand…Read More

Sheep Central, May 29, 2020

Highlights in slow week for forward wool marketing

IT was a slow week for wool forward market trading volumes, although there were a couple of highlights in this time when commodity markets generally struggle to find good news…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, May 29, 2020

AuctionsPlus online wool sales increase

ONLINE wool purchases increased on AuctionsPlus over the past week, possibly because of the lower industry-wide offerings…Read More

Sheep Central, May 29, 2020

Forward wool markets hold their ground

FORWARD wool markets held their ground despite another difficult week for the wool market and commodities in general…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, May 25, 2020

Wool market contraction hits online clearance rates

AUSTRALIA’S wool market contraction also hit online offerings last week, cutting bale clearance rates…Read More

Sheep Central, May 25, 2020

Wool prices drop back to reflect depressed demand conditions

AUSTRALIA’S wool prices returned to levels matching current demand at auctions this week, losing last week’s gains due mainly to a May shipping squeeze…Read More

Sheep Central, May 22, 2020

Merino wool prices lift, but crossbreds sink to new lows

PRICES for fine and medium Merino wool lifted in Australian auctions this week, but crossbred fleece values fell to record lows…Read More

Sheep Central, May 15, 2020

AuctionsPlus fields more buyer interest in online wool purchases

A LIFT in buyer interest increased the AuctionsPlus online wool auction clearance rate this week and more than doubled the number of bales sold on the platform’s offer board…Read More

Sheep Central, May 15, 2020

Forward wool market ignores auction price volatility

THE wool forward market tended to ignore the machinations of the spot auction sectors this week by trading in a narrow range from May through to November…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, May 15, 2020

Wool buyers access AuctionsPlus online platforms

AUCTIONSPLUS sold about 400 bales of wool last week on its auction and offer board platforms as the physical market prices fell again…Read More

Sheep Central, May 12, 2020

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