Australian wool prices dip on demand, clip quality and exchange rate

Sheep Central, 15 September 2017

A FURTHER correction in Australian wool prices this week has been attributed to strong buying earlier in the season, currency exchange rates and current offering quality.

AWI Wool Exchange Portal plan hit by data and ownership rift with AWEX

Terry Sim, 13 September 2017

AUSTRALIA’S proposed Wool Exchange Portal has hit a major obstacle after failing to negotiate agreement on industry data access and ownership proposals with the Australian Wool Exchange.

Online wool demand restricted but consistent as auction market held firm

Sheep Central, 13 September 2017

AUCTIONSPLUS had restricted but consistent online enquiry for wool last week and market operations supervisor Tom Rookyard said with the physical wool market holding mostly firm, finer types attracted buyer interest.

Prices for wool under 19 microns drop in the eastern states’ auctions

Sheep Central, 08 September 2017

PRICES for wool under 19 micron dipped on Australia’s eastern states’ auction floors this week and the benchmark AWEX Eastern Market Indicator closing slightly lower.

Wool indicator lower, but week finishes with positive price trend

Sheep Central, 01 September 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices continued their downward trend at auctions earlier this week, but improved on the last day of sales.

Wool prices come quickly off last week’s record indicator peak

Sheep Central, 24 August 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool growers and brokers reacted strongly to the dramatic market correction this week, passing in 14 percent of the auction offering.

Wool prices surge as Chinese processors move to buy forward

Sheep Central, 18 August 2017

AUSTRALIA’S wool price benchmark has broken through 1600c/kg clean for the first time as Chinese buyers switch from “hand-to-mouth” to forward buying.

Wool forward market opens with renewed interest

Sheep Central, 17 August 2017

THE wool forward market opened with renewed interest from the bid side this week, with an offer sweep across the board ahead of the auction opening.

Online AuctionsPlus wool sales increase with resumption of AWEX auctions

Sheep Central, 16 August 2017

ONLINE wool sales resumed last week, with the resumption of the physical market and AuctionsPlus sold more than 900 bales before this week’s auctions started.

Wool auction prices improve despite big bale offering

Sheep Central, 11 August 2017

WOOL prices rose despite a bigger offering in auction centres across Australia this week.