Daily Commercial Report (Newspaper) - August 8, 1884, London, Middlesex DAILY COMMERCIAL for the Post Office to Foreign No. 7348] LOIS August 8th, 1884. XXX closed with a downward At the auctions to-day a good grocery Demerara was only partly disposed of at 6d whilst for refining kinds few offers were Floating cargoes are slow of although only a few are offering off Beet is still pressed for and prices shew 4Jd to 6d decline since last The sales of West India to-day are 272 of which 240 were ex remainder 30 Jamaica at lis 6d to 12s. Total for the week 413 casks 5,500 and and weight of all kinds 1,000 50 tons Native Penang sold at 8s 3d to 8s 6d. Cargo Porto 536 78 sold at 14s, At auction 397 casks 917 8,370 bags crystallized Demerara went and only about a third sold prices generally being 6d low dingy greyish and pale 17s to 18s 6d, low bright and mid yellow grocery 19s to 19s 6d, good and fine bright 21s to 21s 6d, choice and handsome lots 22s 6d to 23s; 40 casks 602 427 bags syrups chiefly good brown low to good yellow lis 6d to 13s. 1,000 bags crystallized Trinidad taken no 141 casks Barbadoes went and were taken out au 13s to 15s, and 270 bags good crystallized ditto at 19s 6d. 39 67 West India part dabs lis 6d to 13s. 2,831 bags good brown China taken out at 10s. 2,297 bags about 300 bags good brown syrups sold at 12s, good strong yellow taken out at 15s. 310 low to good yellow grocery Porto Rico taken out at 13s 6d to 15s 6d. Beet and prices ljd a fair business done in German 88, at 12s 7Jd, one lot 12a 9d, German sellers 13s 3d f. o. b. The arrivals of Beet during the week were 36,653 and previously from 1st Oct. 1,811,737 In the refined market a fair business done in mediums at easy but yellows Tor the week the decline is 6d to 9d on and 3d to 6d on crystals and goods moderate Tate's cubes 23s 9d, No. 1 crystals 23s, Martineau's cut loaf 23s 9d, cubes 23s, titlers 22s to 22s 6d, Duncan's cubes 23s 9d, pearl 22s 3d & 24s, and Schwartz's cut loaf 23s 3d. In the Clyde sit previous prices Dutch Crushed small sales at easier RS 17s 4Jd, No. 1 18sl0Jd, WSR & S&T super 19s 4Jd, Austrian five marks 17s 3d to 17s 4Jd, and 17s 6d to 17s 9d f. b. American granulated price now quoted 19s, c. f. & i. v According to the Board of Trade tables the imports of Raw Sugar in the United Kingdom during the first seven months this year were 615,327 which 207,232 tons were against 588,752 Imports of Foreign Refined 130,030 tons against 100,515 Exports of British Refined 38,733 against 30,748 Exports of Raw 17,079. against 13,889 tons last 8th White Aug. 43'75, Sept. 43*75, 44, 44-50. Refined 112 to 113. auctions of Plantation Ceylon opened but closed with good competition at an advance of fully Is to 2s on the prices ruling before the fine colory lots and bold selling at very high 300 casks 51 82 bags chiefly common to fine small 52s to 59s 6d, low mid grey and greenish 58s to 60s 6d, mid colory 61s to 65s, good mid 65s 6d to 71s 6d, fine mid and boldish blue 72s to 80s, good and fine bold colory 81s to 91s 6d, choice 95s to 105s 6d, peas 71s to 80s, very fine ditto 85s to 88s 6d. Guatemala and prices fully 6d under 921 all foxy about 500 sold at 45s 6d lo 46s, a few bold 47s 6d. 205 bags Columbian good hard grey 59s 6d, bold 66s. 200 bags Costa and 82 bags New Granada taken market continues and supplies of new red leaf to-day went at easier 1,743 Congou red leaf siftings 5}d to 53d, broken leaf 6d to 6Jd, medium whole leaf 7|d to 8W. 2,521 boxes medium 82d to 9jd, good 11 to and 193 boxes choice Is 4Jd; 139 Souchong 9d; 444 Foochow Oolong at lOd to 10|d. RICE and the only cargo off Coast has been sold at ljd Cargo 1,240 off sold at 7s 6|d, common Provincial selling at 20s, Pyrgos 22s to 25s, Gulf 31s to 34s, cases and at 31s to 40s. Valencias good ordinary 20s to 21s, selected 25s to 28s. Persian mats 5s 6d to 6s, common to bright skins 6s 6d to 9s, boxes 9s to 14s. 78s to 80s, Barbary sweet 60s to 65s, bitter 55s. NITRATE OF SODA firm at 10s. SALTPETRE sellers 16s 3d British refined 22s 6d to 23s 6d. markets are all and no change can be ex sold at 22s 9d. bags good pale Bombay sold at 12s 6d. INDIA continues firm fine Para 2s 2d, some good Mozambique ball sold at and West scrap Is 6Jd to Is 7Jd. No auctions were held JUTE but To arrive - 500 bales RB 2, 4ug. sold at 14s 4d, For 1,000 SB 5 13s; 500 DPS double A 10s 10Jd 500 KG O all e. f. & i. and unchanged American futures and 1 to 2 points The sales to day are about 600 For 5.61d. At sales 44,000 speculation 1,000; exports 2,000; actual exports 3,000; imports 29,000; stock 826,000. mid 6&d; mid 6|d; fair 3gd; fair 3&d; fair 3Jd; fair 4gd: fair 3^d. Second closed dull at easier prices and 1 to 2 points lower for Sales 8,000 and export 800. sale 781 bags Sydney out 6d to 664 bags Singapore out first COPPER but a good business done from down to 7s 6d sharp and from to three TIN but fair Straits cash 7s 6d to and three months 6d. LEAD 6d for and English to 6d. QUICKSILVER 6s 3d. At second COPPER Bars cash at 5s, and three months 12s 6d, Wallaroo to Burra 10s, English tough 10s to best selected to 10s, strong sheets TIN rather Straits cash done at 10s to 12s 6d, and special brands done at 6d, English ingots Banca 52fl, Billiton 50|fl. SPELTER to 5s for The imports of ZINC in the U. K. during July were 3,847 tons crude against 3,093, ditto manufactured 1,614 against 1,943 exports 399 tons against 604 The imports of LEAD in the U. K. during July were 5,467 tons against 9,305 tons same time last exports British 2,738 tons against 4,049 Glasgow market opened rather sales at 41s 7d and 41s 9d one afterwards buyers 41s 6d, finally closing second 41s 5d cash sellers 41s 5Jd. closed spot at 19s 7Jd to 19s 9d, 19s 9d, month 19s 10jd, 19s first four at 20s 3d, spot 18s 74d, 19s month 18s 9d, 18s 9d. Rape spot 27s, month 27s 3d, 27s 3d, 27s 6d. Cotton spot crude 25s, refined 27s 6d spot 26s to 27s 23s 6d, and crude 24s. Cocoa Nut fine Ceylon new 31s, 31s 6d to 32s, fine Cochin new 32s 3d to 32s 6d. Palm no fine Lagos at 34s 6d. Olive Spanish at 39s to 40s, Levant 39s, and Tunis 38s. Turpentine American spot 23s 9d to 24s, last four 24s 3d to 24s 6d, and first four 25s 6d. Rosin spot 4s 3d to 4s 4Jd. and shipment 4s 4Jd. Petroleum spot at 6|d to 7&d, month 6|d, 6$d to 6&d, and last two 7d. At sale 346 pipes 26 Russian crude Petroleum taken Y. O. new at 46s 6d. Fair Australian Mutton 35s 6d to 36s, fair Beef 34s to 35s. Town Made 36s 9d, Fat Is 4d, and Melted 26s. At sale of 681 casks Australian 531 sold at an advance of 3d to 6d, no fine Mutton or Beef Mutton 33s 3d to 35s 9d, Beef 29s to 34s. brilliant weather for harvesting has caused the market to become and Foreign Wheat shews Is decline for the Several samples of new English have been 63 to 65 red 38s to 41s, and white 40s to 44s. Flour Barley and Oats Arrivals of English Wheat 1,250 and Foreign 76,020 and Danish others Friesland 110a to 118s, Kiel and Danish 100s to 122s, Jersey 84s to 96s, and Normandy 100s to 118s. and Irish is again 2s dearer Waterford f. o. b. 82s, Cork and Limerick landed 76s to 82s, Hambro and Danish 64s to 72s, American singed sides 48s to 52s, and short middles 46s to 48s. Edam at 48s to 54s, Gouda 40s to 44s, and American 60s to 64s. Consols closed 100}, 100}, Bw Mex. 50d. Printed ft Published by ft 21 B.C.