Daily Commercial Report (Newspaper) - December 2, 1891, London, Middlesex DAILY COMMERCIAL for transmission abroad through the Post No. 9204.] December 2nd, 1891. XXXVI Beet market continues very and although prices have advanced fully lid to-day there is still little tune kinds are but business is checked by the scarcity of supplies spot while cargoes afloat are held for more 900 tons Cane sold at 500 tons Native sold at Beet is very and prices are The sales are 7.000 to 8.000 Dec 14s 6d less i net Jan. 14s 14s 7|d plus 14s 9d less Feb. 14s 10d less 14s 9d plus 14s less 4, May Ids 0|d, 15s plus i. less June 15s 3d, f. o. b. The latest transactions Dec. 14s 6ri plus Jan. 14s 9d plus 14s plus April 15s ljd less May 15s 3d less 4 and f. o. b. To refiners no sales of 88 % are but lowish to good seconds sold at 12s 4|d to 12s*7&d, f. o. b. In French Crystals No. 3 spot sold at 16s one and Crystals do not go off business done at 16s c. f. & and sellers 15s 7Jd, In the Refined market there was more demand for pieces at firm prices to 3d low to good yellows 13s 9d to 15s 3d, whites 16s 6d to 17s. Yellow middling to good 17s 3d to 17< 9d, finest 18s, actual goods selling freely Tate's cubes 21s 6d, second 20s 6d, crushed 19s; No. 1 crystals 20s and 19s 6d, No. 2 19s, No. 3 18s 3d; Martineau's No. 1 cubes 21s, No. 2 20s, titlers 19s 6d, granulated 18s 6'd yellow crystallized 17s 6d, white crystals 18s 3d to 19s 3d; Lyle's granulated 18s 9d, No. 1 crystals 18s 9d, No. 3 18s yellow O 18s, P 17s 9d, M 17s 3d. Fowler's Golden Syrup 15s. In the Clyde a good business done at firm In Foreign Crushed a good business done in RS Dec. at 17s 3d, also some ASR 17s 7d, at 16s 6d to 16s 7d, and PR 16s 6d 300 tons RS sold at 17s 7*d, f. o. b. A good business done in crystals at 18s f. o. b. Foreign cubes SPR held for 18s 6d FMS sold 18s 6d, S&T cubes Dec sold at 19s 9d, f. o. b. Foreign Granulated is with a good FMS crystals and Dec. sold at 16s 3d, 16s 6d, and 16s 10^d, Star and ZH ready and Dec. sold at ljd to 16s 3d, RAV prompt and Dec. sold at 16s 3d, Star sold at 16s 7*d, ZH sold at 16s 9d, SPR ready sold at 16s JH and Dec sold at 16s, since 16s PCR 1 April-May sold at 17s. FMS also sold at 16s 9d, f. 0. b. were no auctions and by private contract transactions were Futures are weak on large Sales 3,000 to 4,000 March 56s, May 55s. Receipts in Rio 16,000, and Santos 23,000 Total since July 1st 3,470,000, against 2,868,000 market is and both China and Indian in auction sold without 7,153 Congou common to good common black leaf 5d to 5^d, fair to good fair 6d to 6Jd, first crop and 7d to 81d, choice Is to Is common 5Jd, good common to medium 5Jd to 6|d, good Pan Yong 7|d, choice Is and low broken leaf 3fd, 159 boxes good 9d to 9|d. 1,574 boxes new fair 6Jd to 7d, medium to good 7d to 9jd, 270 part sittings at 4d. 135 65 boxes Formosa Oolong at 10|d to Is 2|d. 4,640 boxes Scented common to fair 5d to 6d, medium to good 7d to 9Jd, 5d, good 7d. 388 boxes Scented Orange Pekoe 6^d to 7|d, good 9d. 13,613 Indian were chiefly low and common 6d to 7|d, fair to medium 8d to 10|d, good to fine to broken low 6d, common to fair 7Jd to 9d, medium to good to Is 3Jd, fine Is 4d to Is 5d, Orange Pekoe 6Jd to 91d, medium Is Id to Is 3|d, choice 2s 3|d, Pekoe low to common 5d to 6|d, fair 7d to 7|d, medium 8d, broken mixed 5|d to 6d, tannings 5Jd to 7Jd, dust 4d to 4|d. RICE is but the high prices asked for new crop checks Straits No. 2, 1,700 sold at 10s, c. & San SAGO medium cheaper 673 bags a small part fine medium 14s. TAPIOCA 1,137 bags flake a small part fair Singapore fair Penang PEARL TAPIOCA 1.965 bags only 150 sold without very small seed 12s 6d. ARROWROOT firm 307 St. Vincent part good 3d to 3|d. PEPPER 277 bags Singapore part grey 3gd, fair 3^d to 3|d. 528 bags Acheen light 2^d. 362 bags 3d. 241 bags good a few lots sold at 3gd. 88 bags Singapore Long 26s. WHITE PEPPER 30 bags good Siam sold at 6d. 237 bags Singapore 6id, and 178 bags Penang 5d to 5d. PIMENTO full up 861 bags part fair to good 2|d to 2gd. and small rough Cochin but partly cut sold at full 99 cases 862 bags partly shrivelled 30s 6d, fair rough 42s, small 37s, good plump washed ends 36s to 36s 6d, good small washed 42s 6d to 43s 6d, fair native cut 56s 6d. 70 Jamaica sold at firmer ord dull 53s 6d to 55s. dull bold 75s, good middling washed 75s to 80s. 23 cases sliced Japan out 40s. NUTMEGS 23 cases Penang 63 at 3s 5d. 69 at 3s 2d, and 77 at 3sId. 119 West India line 69 to 67 at 2s lid to 3s, 77 to 74 at 2s 10d, 89 to 85 at 2s 9d to 2s longish 102 to 95 at 2s 8d to 2s 9d, 121 to 112 at 2s 6d to 2s 7d, and in shell Is 7d. 19 cases limed Java 98 at 2s 8d. 10 cases detective Bombay MACE 14 cases Penang ord mouldy red 2s 6d, old pale red 2s 8d. 3 cases flat Singapore 2s 6d. 26 West India ord to good 2s 2d to 2s 6d. CLOVES quiet 535 bales Zanzibar all bought in. 1C cases picked Penang sold at Is r&d to Is being Ill bags ord dull 71 bales Stems sold at CINNAMON bags 30 bales all bought in. CARRAWAY good old Dutch sold at 18s to 18s 6d. 198 bags Mogadore Coriander sold at 9s 3d to 9s 6d. small supply of Valencia Raisins met a poor demand at about last week's prices to occasionally Is Muscatels in good supply sold rather especially for the finer Figs without reserve sold at a considerable especially for the better At auction 34,092 Valencia Raisins about two-thirds common off fine 25s, medium selected 29s to 30s, good 31s to 37s. fine 39s to 48s 2.745 old ditto part sold at lis to 17s. 10,280 Muscatels a good part common layers 43s to 44s, medium to good 63s to 77s, fine 83s to 92s, choice 100s to 105s, common bunch 42s to 48s, good to fine 82s to 98s, choice 100s to 112s 6d, a few 115s to 125s. 3,420 Sultanas part common dark 32s to 34s, medium 35s to 37s, good 39s. 2,973 Elemes bought in. 1,074 skeleton cases Turkey Figs a good part sold without very out of condition 22s to 24s, fair small 26s, ord to fair medium 26s to 30i, good 33s to 36s. fair bold 32s to 35s, fine 41s, common pulled 28s, fair to good 34s to 39s, fine 42s to 50s. 4,696 Currants part sold at 18s to 22s. 528 part out of condition French Plums 27s to 33s. 1,214 Dates sold at 52s to 65s 634 Egyptian bought in 3,448 old sold without reserve at Is 6d to 5s 6d. n auction 555 cases GINGER 100 sold without 6 jars 12s, 8s 6d to 9s 6d, 12 jars 10s 6d to jars 9s 9d, and 12 lis 3d. 99 casks GINGER bought in. best English ex Cream of crystals 93s 6d, and powder 94s. Sulphate of Copper 5s, Liverpool 17s 6d. Tartaric English Is to Is crystals and powder Is Citric Is 4}d to Is 4d; Juice Sulphate of Ammonia Beckton to 2s 6d, London 2s 6d, Hull 3s 9d, Leith 3s 9d. 90 % 3s 2d, 50 % 2s 3d. Nitrate of Soda ordinary 9s refined 9s 4Jd a cargo off coast sold at 9s 2Jd, sellers 9s 6d. Nov. shipments 130,000, loading 1st Dec. 90,000 sellers at 9d. Chlorate 5gd. 70 % spot 10s, Liverpool 5s, 60 % 2s 6d f. 0. 77 % Tyne koda 70s ex next year 71s, and Tyne 63s 6d. Bleaching Tyne 5s, and Lancashire on rails 5s S HULL AC 100 cases TN Dec. sold at 90s 6d, and 300 Jan. at 92s and - INDIA Para is held for 2s JUTE 500 bales 1 10s c. f & 1 auction New Zealand sold at 10s advance 249 bales fair Wellington to 5s, good fair 423 bales Manila chiefly good brown at 10s c. f. & 1., being also 21 bales ' superior roping at 10s. 36 bales Mauritius bought in. 204 bales dressed bast India Hemp sold at 5s up to 35 bales Sisal bought in at Manila rather sellers fair current distant at c. t. & i.