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Monday, 30 April 2012 10:29

Wool market variable

Targeted types such as some first lambs fleece and oddments resisted a generally weaker market last week, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Thursday, 19 April 2012 15:23

Wool continues to soften

This week's North Island offering comprising 9,600 bales saw most sectors ease again except the finer lambs fleece, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson says.

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Friday, 30 March 2012 08:37

Wool market loses ground

The wool market was generally down this week due to a combination of strained exporter cash flows, slower demand and a slightly stronger dollar, New Zealand Wool Services International's general manager, John Dawson says.

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Friday, 23 March 2012 09:21

Wool price holds up

The market held up fairly well for the last of the larger offerings of this season with 22,700 bales on offer and an 84% clearance, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson reports.

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Friday, 09 March 2012 09:13

Dollar drop lifts wool prices

The North and South Island Wool auction comprising 26,000 bales saw a firm to dearer market with a 90.3% clearance, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's marketing executive, Malcolm Ching says.

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Friday, 02 March 2012 10:01

Wool market strengthens

A South Island offering of 8400 bales saw a generally firmer market this week and an 89% clearance rate, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's marketing executive, Malcolm Ching.

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Wednesday, 08 February 2012 11:03

WSI ahead of budget

An after-tax profit of $1.08 million for the six months to December 31, 2011, is ahead of budget, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd (WSI).

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Thursday, 02 February 2012 15:47

Dollar dumps on wool

The rising New Zealand dollar being toyed with on the international currency market is driving local wool values down, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Tuesday, 24 January 2012 11:28

Wool price under seasonal pressure

Wool prices are under pressure as large volumes of New Zealand wool comes on to the markets during January to March, says Cedric Bayly, general manager of PGG Wrightson Wool.

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Monday, 23 January 2012 11:17

Most of us prefer wool, survey finds

TO MOST New Zealanders, wool carpet feels better than synthetic, a survey by Colmar Brunton on behalf of carpet maker Cavalier Bremworth, has found.

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