Wool Market Reports

AuctionsPlus Wool sells 477 bales as auction prices steady

AUCTIONSPLUS WOOL sold almost 500 bales of wool last week as prices stabilised in the auction market, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, April 1, 2020

Wool buyers step back from online AuctionsPlus buying

WOOL buyers stepped back from online sourcing last week as the physical auction market was hit harder by the growing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2020

Light forward trading as black swans swamp wool industry

IN risk language, an unforeseeable disturbance is termed a ‘black swan’ event and this year has delivered the wool industry a bank of swans…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, March 2, 2020

Growers match supply to demand as coronavirus impacts loom

AUSTRALIA’S wool market continued to defy shipment and finance issues associated with China’s coronavirus outbreak last week, as growers’ desire to sell matches buyer demand…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2020

Wool forward marketing lifts ahead of firming auction results

THE wool forward market traded at a premium to cash ahead of the spot auction opening on Wednesday this week, bringing further selling interest from growers and traders…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, February 21, 2020

Wool buyers top up orders from AuctionsPlus offering

WOOL buyers continued to source supplies outside the auction room last week despite concerns about the impact on demand of China’s coronavirus or Covid-19 outbreak…Read More

Sheep Central, February 18, 2020

Forward wool marketing is an avenue for risk reduction

BUYERS and sellers in the forward wool market retreated to the sidelines as continued uncertainty in the auction room kept players conservative…Read More

Simon Hood, Southern Aurora Markets, February 17, 2020

Fine Tasmanian wool and crossbreds hold market up

SPECIALITY fine wool from Tasmania and higher crossbred prices helped balance the general losses on the Australian auction market this week…Read More

Sheep Central, February 14, 2020

Online wool buying improved with auction lift

ONLINE wool-buying activity rose marginally last week, as strong European and Chinese top maker demand boosted AWEX auction sales…Read More

Sheep Central, February 12, 2020

Wool market defies gravity and coronavirus uncertainty

AUSTRALIA’S wool market has defied gravity and the developing impacts of China’s coronavirus outbreak to move upward this week, buoyed by strong demand for lines with good specifications…Read More

Sheep Central, February 7, 2020

Wool buyers turn to online stocks in volatile market

AUCTIONSPLUS Wool managed to sell 273 bales of wool last week as market demand volatility swung in favour of some online sellers…Read More

Sheep Central, February 5, 2020

Largest wool top maker Modiano leads Merino bidding

GLOBAL health concerns around China’s spreading coronavirus outbreak impacted the Australian wool market this week, but a second-day recovery minimised losses…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2020

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