Wool Market Reports

Chinese retail demand prompts lift in Australian wool prices

RENEWED demand from mainly China has lifted the Australian wool market this week, raising crossbred and Merino fleece prices…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2020

Wool auction action spurs forward market activity

BROAD wool-buying interest pushed the spot auction market higher this week as exporters and processors finalised their prompt purchases ahead of the Christmas/New Year recess…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2020

Wool forward markets hold steady into New Year

WOOL forward markets were again steady last week as growers and traders looked for a little certainty in the early New Year period…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 7, 2020

Wool prices go down then up for little weekly change

IMPROVED buyer interest on the second day of wool auctions this week helped the market’s price benchmark hold ground this week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 4, 2020

Australian wool prices steady as clip gets stronger

WOOL prices generally steadied in Australia this week, with improvements in fine and medium Merino fleece and carding type values in some auction centres…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2020

Forward wool marketing stabilises as auction market steadies

FORWARD wool trading stabilised this week as the physical auction market steadied after weeks of volatility…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, November 27, 2020

Australian growers pull wool as prices drop at auction

AUSTRALIAN wool growers and brokers passed in or withdrew more than a quarter of the bales catalogued for sale in auctions this week as prices dropped lower…Read More

Sheep Central, November 20, 2020

A quiet week for forward wool traders as auction prices dip

IT was a quiet week on the wool forward markets, with activity limited to the nearby months, as the December 19 micron index traded at 1365 cents and 1370 cents prior to auctions opening on Tuesday…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, November 20, 2020

Wool growers retreat after prices head downward

AUSTRALIAN wool growers reacted to the downturn in auction prices late last week by withdrawing and passing almost 40 percent of the catalogued bales…Read More

Sheep Central, October 30, 2020

Volatility is new norm in forward and auction wool markets

VOLATILITY is becoming the new normal in the wool spot auction and forward markets…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, October 30, 2020

Online wool bale sales follow auction prices down

ONLINE wool sales declined in Australia last week as physical auction prices slipped back…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2020

Auction price volatility continues to trouble forward market

THE spot auction wool market reversed its upward trend and gave back almost half of the hard-fought gains of the previous two weeks…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, October 5, 2020

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