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Daily Commercial Report (Newspaper) - March 4, 1898, London, Middlesex DAILY COMMERCIAL for transmission abroad through the Post No. 10792] Friday March 4th, 1898. Beet market continues and there is not much Cane kinds are and in auction grocery crystallized sold at steady - 300 tons No. 2 Egyptian sold at 8s 7d. In auction grocery crystallized was sold at steady prices 2,335 bags Demerara 1,500 bags mid yellow 12s 3d to 12s 4Jd, good mid 12s 6d to 12s 7d. 269 bags St. Kitts bright yellow 12s 9d to 13s. 223 bags Demerara syrups part low yellow 9s 9d to 10s; 162 barrels also part lowish to mid yellow 10s to 10s 3d. 118 St. Kitts syrups lowish yellow 9s 9d to 10s 3d, good yellow 10s 9d> strong yellow lis to lis 3d. Beet is but there is little doing March done at 9s 3Jd, 9s 3Jd, April sellers 9s 4Jd, buyers 9s 4d, May done at 9s 5Jd, June 9s 6|d, July 9s 7d, Aug. sellers 9s 8d, buyers 9s 7Jd, Sept. done at 9s 7d, 9s 6d, f. o. b. Clearing House Prices 88 % March April May June July Aug. Sept. 9/3% 9/4J 9'5 9/6J 9/7 9/8 9/7J 9-6* 2.50 9/3 J 9/4* 9/5J 9'6 91% 9/7J 9/6 To refiners a good business was done yesterday at 9s 6Jd, c. f. & i. French Crystals No. 3 prompt lis 3d to lis 3|d, c. f. & i. In Home Refined a fair business was done in but Crystals remain Tate's cubes 14s 9d, No. 2 13s 10|d, No. 1 crushed 13s 6d, No. 2 13s; superfine granulated 13s 3d; yellow crystals 12s 3d; No. 1 crystals 13s 3d and 13s No. 2 12s 10d; Standard granulated 12s'6d; 1 crystals 13s 3d, No. 3 12s 6d, granulated 13s, No. 2 12s 3d; A whites 12s 9d, and B Tellow O and P lis 9d. Pieces not much Yellow fine selling at Us SjL In the Clyde moderate business done at steady ' r First marks Granulated are quiet without ready firsts sold at also March OF and ready done at RAV ready done at Us 0|d, firsts April buyers sellers lis 3|d, buyers lis 3d, ECH April sold at Us Of f. o. b. A In other marks Granulated very little fine sellers 12s 3d, and RP 12s, BAR and ASP Crystals sellers Us 7$d, Granulated April done .at Us 0|d, f. o. b. Foreign Cubes little Say's sellers 12s 7jd, Us 9d), TTD 12s 9d, SZG 12s 9d, Meyer 12s 7d, ASP 12s 7|d, FMS 12s, ASR 12s 7d, and S&T 12s 7d, f. o. all sellers Crushed ASR sellers Us 10*d to 12s, f. o. b. Week's arrivals in - 3,410 4,439 7,849 tons Since 1st 1898... 7,707 31,208 32,289 71,204 same period 1897... 11,117 23,408 29,343 63,938 1896... 16,930 33.662 49,853 100.445 closed very dull and with the usual irregularity in East India Jamaica met low bids and was nearly all bought in. Fine Costa Rica brought extreme but good and the lower grades were Guatemala also cheaper as well as Fine Vera Paz sold For the week prices for Central American may be quoted 2s to 3s down except for the very finest 205 bags East India small greenish 61s, low medium 74s,, medium 77s to 77s 6d, good medium 82s, bold grey coated 98s 6d, bold to 103s, peas 102s to 106s. 11 tierces 280 barrels Jamaica only 24 barrels good ord pale 38s, fine fine ord greenish 58s. 977 bags Columbian fully 600 bags were bought the rest damp and damaged 47s 6d, fine ord palish grey 55s to 56s, low mid brownish and hard grey 62s 6d to 65s, mid to good greenish colory 69s to 75s 6d. 744 bags Costa Rica all small and ord mixed palish and dull 49s to 58s, small clean blue 70s 6d, bold dull 79s, good mid colory 81s 6d to 83s 6d, good 92s, fine smooth blue and greenish 102s 6d to 103s, one lot 109s, and fine peas 112s 6d to 115s. 454 bags Guatemala barely one-half mid dull colory 70s to 70s 6d, bold dull 85s 6d, peas 90s 6d. 171 bags Vera Paz fully half fine bine 100s, fine bold 108s, and peas 112s 6d. 105 bags Salvador mid to good mid 71s to 75s, boldish 82s to 84s, and peas 86s to 88s. 93 bags 60 bags Imitation Java and 411 bags Rio bought in. Futures are a shade business March done at 29s 6d, May 30s, July quoted 30s 6d, Sept. done at 30s 9d, Dec. 31s. The visible supply is now 211,450 against 211,510 last and 139,260 tons 28th Feb. last Receipts in Rio 27,000, and Santos 9,000 RICE is very and there is still little In Japans a small business done in Hunter's No. 1 at 17s firm spot Singapore quoted 4&d; 150 tons April delivery 4d, arrival 4fd, April-June 44d and Penang White buyers 6|d, 25 tons May delivery sold at 6|d. CLOVES steady out buyers Zanzibar 4Jd. absence of business in this even in continues most genuine English ex white 15s, paint Cream of crystals 75s to 75s 6d, powder 77s to 78s. Sulphate of Copper 5s, Liverpool 10s. Tartaric English Is and Foreign Is 0d. Citric Is Juice 15s c. & f. Sulphate of Ammonia Beckton April-June 15s, Beckton terms prompt 12s 6d, London 13s 9d, Hull and Leith 12s 6d. Benzole 90 per cent. Is 4d, 50 per cent. Is 6d, and pure Is 8d. Nitrate of 8oda, ordinary 7s 6d, and refined 7s 8jd. Quinine and retail sales at 10d in second Arsenic Boracic Acid 23s and 25s. crystals 14s, and powdered 14s 6d. kegs 5s ex kegs 15s, casks 5s, f. o. Bichromate 3|d to 3|d, and Soda 3|d. Oxalic 3d to 3Jd. Iodine 7Jd. English 61d. Flowers of Foreign 10s; Roll Brimstone 5s, recovered 95s f. o. best thirds 82s 6d, c. f. & i. Sal Ammoniac 33s and 35s. British barrels 19s 6d, and kegs 20s 6d: German barrels 18s 9d, Kega 19s 6d. Bromide of Potassium Is 9d. Permanganate of Potash 59s. Montreal Pot Ashes 21s 6d, Pearl 35s. Oxide of Manganese 10s, it o. b. Hyposulphite of kegs 15s casks f. o. b. 70 % spot 10s, Liverpool 76 % 12s 6d, 70 % 5s to 10s, 60 % 10s, Tyne 76% 12s 6d. Soda 55s, bags 52s 6d, ex or Tyne 52s 6d, Liverpool 57s 6d, Bleaching Powder 10s soft wood on rails 5s to 10s: f. o. b. Liverpool Chlorate 3d 3gd 58 % Alkali 17s 6d in bags on or ' SHELLAC with fair spot sales at steady sellers Aug. delivery 68s, and April-June c. f. & i. 63s. 200 cases April delivery sold at 66s. GAMBLER 250 tons and sold at 12s and sales No. 1 spot 8s 6d. GUM doing during ord drop 25s, pale 14s 6d to 17s, fair Aden drop 36s 6d, fine 20s, good sittings 15s 6d. RUBBER is 50 tons fine Para March and April sold at 3s 10ld for prompt weighing up to 3s and buyers over at latter about 25 tons virgin supposed to be 3s 6jJcT. In auction medium kinds sold at extreme In auction 7 1 case and 5 Mangabeira bought in. 129 bales fine 3s lOd to 3s 3s 9d to 3s 9Jd, scrap 3s 0|d. 198 bales Columbian fine white honeycomb sheet 3s 14d, ditto good 3s ditto but dirty 2s mid coarse 2s lid to 3s, scrap 3s to 3s 14 bales Guatemala wet porous slab 2s 5d. 90 bags Mozambique and 44 cases Borneo 5 cases Penang barky 12s 2Jd. 24 cases New Guinea mixed white ball 2s 8d to 2s 8d, red 2s Samari 2s 10|d. JUTE sellers good first at 15s and 12s 6d London 126 bales C sold 15s c. f. & i. HEMP firm but fair current Manila sailer quoted c. f. & but sellers April-May at 2s 6d, c. f. & i. very small supplies of m auction went off and no change is authorised in Palmyra met a good and all sold at extreme Of 558 bales Cochin Yarn 250 ord good medium to good 10s to fine Alapat Of 14 tons Cochin Rope 5 1| to l| inch at 15s. 807 bales Palmyra Fibre all common to 5s, ord to medium to fair to good to 10s, fine to 5 tons 6 tons 74 bales and 22 bales Madagascar Piassava India buyers fully good fair 3Jd sellers good Westerns 3Jd c. f. & fine Bengal 3&d, rally o. & law red 3,l-32d c. & i.
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