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Online AuctionsPlus Wool bale sales quiet last week

Sheep Central, 17 December 2018

WOOL sales were quiet on the online platform AuctionsPlus Wool last week, with 21 bales changing hands.

Australian wool prices finish higher in last 2018 sales

Sheep Central, 14 December 2018

AUSTRALIAN wool prices finished generally higher this week, in the final sale series for 2018 for a three-week recess, with strong buying from major traders, Chinese and European buyers and processors.

Wool forward market opportunities available in volatile market

Guest Author, 11 December 2018

THE volatile nature of the spot auction wool market was shown again last week, with the crossbreds giving back gains and the Merinos tightening slightly under short supply.

Merino wool prices lift as crossbred values bomb

Sheep Central, 07 December 2018

AUSTRALIAN Merino wool prices rebounded this week, but crossbred fleece values fell by up to 130 cents, prompting seller resistance.

Wool growers opt to hold bales in storage as prices dip 50-90 cents

Sheep Central, 06 July 2018

AUSTRALIAN growers held back more wool this week as unfavourable currency rates affected Chinese demand, sending auction prices generally 50-90 cents lower.

Online wool sales dry up as auction pass-in rate stays low

Sheep Central, 19 June 2018

ONLINE wool sales have dried up as fewer lines are passed in at Australia’s booming physical sale-by-sample auctions.

Wool indicator tops $20 mark in Western Australia with buying ‘squeeze’

Terry Sim, 11 May 2018

WOOL officially became a $20 a kilogram fibre in Western Australia this week with the state auction market’s indicator lifting 66 cents to an historic 2018c/kg clean.

Future supply fears and lower dollar lift Australian wool prices

Sheep Central, 11 May 2018

GROWING fears about future supplies and a weakening Australian dollar helped lift wool prices to historic levels at auctions this week.

Wool auction price increases trigger forward market trades

Guest Author, 11 May 2018

WOOL auction price rises triggered better volumes in the forward market this week, with trades made through to June 2019.

Fine Merino wool prices lift 10-40 cents as crossbred values fall

Sheep Central, 20 October 2017

FINE Merino wool prices improved in Australian auctions this week, but crossbred fleece values declined further.