Daily Commercial Report (Newspaper) - May 10, 1898, London, Middlesex DAILY COMMERCIAL for transmission abroad through the Post No. 10837] Tuesday May 10th, 1898. Beet market was rather steadier and prices recovered about In auction crystallized met no demand and was bought but the small quantity of syrups sold Privately 150 bags Egyptian Syrups sold at 10s 6d. At auction there Was no demand for grocery and 2,486 bags Trinidad were all bought mid to good 14s to 14s 3d, but 800 bags good sold since at 14s. 380 bags Trinidad syrups sold at full good palish yellow 12s, mid lis 3d to lis 9d, low Beet is rather and not much May sellers 9s 3|d, buyers 9s 3*d, June done at 9s 5d, 9s 5ld July sellers 9s 6d, buyers 9s 5|d, Aug. 9s 7*d, Sept. sellers 9s 7Jd, buyers 9s 6fd, done at 9s 7d, sellers 9s 9Jd, buyers 9s 8d, f. o. b. Last 9s 6d, sellers Aug 9s 6ld, f. o. b. Clearing House Prices 88 % May June July Aug. Sept. 11a.m. 9/3| 9/5* 9/6| 9/7* 9/7J 9,7 9/9* 2.50 9/3f 9'd 9/6 9.7 9/7 9/6| 9/9J To refiners business done in good seconds at 7s 4*d, f. o. b. and French Crystals are and there is little In Home Cubes declined and Liverpool Crystals 3d; Tate's No. 1 cubes 15s 4|d, No. 2 14s 4Jd, No. 1 crushed 13s 9d, No. 2 13s 3d; superfine granulated 13s 9d; yellow crystals 12s 6d; No. 1 crystals 13s 10|d and 13s 7Jd, No. 2 13s 6d; Standard granulated 13s Lyle's No. 1 crystals 13s 9d, No. 3 13s, granulated 13s 9d, No. 2 13s A whites 13s 6d, B 12s 9d. Yellow O and P 12s 6d. Pieces about 3d mid yellows 9s 3d to 9s9d, good mediums 10s 10d to lis Yellow crystallized good 12s, fine 12s 3d. In the Clyde quiet and prices in First marks Granulated are ready JH done at lis ljd plus lis 2*d, ready firsts done at lis May done at lis plus lis June lis 3d less lis 4Jd less 100 tons RAV June sold at f. o. b. In other marks Granulated French is held much above market ready sold at lis Of lis 9d. TTD A lis 6d, B lis 9d, lis SAZ 12s BAR Crystals sellers lis 9|d, SZG lis 6fd, ASP Crystals lis 9d, GSF Castor 12s, fine French 13s 6d, Granulated June sold at lis 3d, f. o. b. Crushed ASR 12s to 12s 3d. f. o. b. In Foreign Cubes little Say's sellers 13s 3d, 3d), Meyer 12s 10|d, ASP 12s 9|d, FMS 12s 4|d,"ASR 13s, S&T 13s, WSR 13s f. o. b. H spot 9s 9d, and June shipment 8s 4id, c. f. & i. rather East India at public sale was steady and Ceylon Jamaica no Central American and prices barely Bold colory Columbian brought very full 21 casks 21 barrels Ceylon chiefly mid brown 98s, bold 108s 6d, mid greenish 102s, and bold 110s. 23 cases 793 bags East India small greenish coated Mysore 66s 6d, fine medium 97s, good bold 108s, and peas 112s 6d: common small grey 52s 6d to 54s 6d, low medium 74s to 77s 6d, boldish 95s 6d to 97s, and peas 95s 6d to 101s. 17 barrels 128 bags Jamaica fine ord grey and greenish at 53s to 58s 6d. 293 bags Costa Rica smallish dull greenish 49s 6d to 50s 6d, fine ord 53s 6d to 55s, low mid greyish mixed 61s 6d to 62s. 2,344 bags Guatemala only 400 bags small greenish 45s, low mid pale greyish 58s, good colory 74s, peas 65s to 76s 6d, colory peas 86s to 91s 6d. 803 bags Columbian 600 fine ord grey 54s 6d to 58s 6d, low mid to mid 61s to 65s, good mid to 67s. bold mottled 68s, good colory 73s to 78s, bold 84s, good bold hard 101s 6d. 143 bags Salvador fine ord foxy green 47s 6d to 48s. Futures small July quoted 29s 3d, Sept. done at 29s 10Jd to 30s, Oct. 30s 3d, Dec. 30s 3d to 30s 4d, March done at 30s 9d to 31s. The Dutch sale went rather greenish slightly under to f c. above good ord sold at 33* c. was up to 5 and West India preparation 3 c. Receipts in Rio two days 14,000 and Santos 14,000 May 9th-Average daily receipts 9,000 Stock 146,000 States 33,000, Hamburg 4,000, Holland other European ports 6,000 sales 52,000 No. 7 New York Standard 9,675 Market Exchange 5|d. May 9th-Average daily receipts 7,500 Stock 314,000 States 46,000, Hamburg 26,000. Holland other European ports 12,000 sales 14,000 Good average 10,200 Market moderate supplies offered met a poor Grenada and Trinidad at fully Is and Ceylon at Is to 3s Foreign kinds dull of sale and also Is At auction 952 bags Trinidad 120 ord greyish and red 70s, good red 72s 6d to 73s, low pickings 40s 6d. 1,721 bags Grenada 750 ord to good middling 69s, good to fine 71s to 72s. 28 bags St. Vincent part bright red 71s. 17 bags Dominica part ord 67s. 1,758 bags Ceylon 800 fair to good No. 1 68s to 69s, fine bright 70s to 72s, smallish 65s to 66s, good No. 2 62s to 63s, smalls 57s 6d to 59s, common blacks 57s to 58s, broken 57s 6d, ord 54s 6d. 29 bags Seychelles ord greyish to fair red 56s 6d to 62s, common 40s. 115 bags 80 bags 263 bags Samana and 26 bags Esmeraldas all bought in. 541 bags Guayaquil 50 Dags grey sold at 73s. Ceylon sales passed off with a good demand at full 22,278 Ceylon chiefly low 5|d to 5|d, common to fair 5|d to 7Jd, medium to good 7|d to 10d; broken inferior 4d to 5|d, common to fair 6Jd to 8d, medium to good 8Jd to fine lid to Is Orange common to fair 6*d to 9d, medium to good 9|d to fine Is to is 3|d; Pekoe low 4fd to 5d, common 5*d to 5|d, fair 6d to 6Jd, medium to good 6|d to 7*d. RICE is very 100 tons No. 2 Cleaned sold in Liverpool at 10s 9d. The steamer 4,000 tons sold recently at about 8s 6d. sellers fair Singapore spot 4.3-32d; 25 tons sold at 4.5-16d; sellers White ditto 8d, buyers spot Penang 6.9-16d, and near 6|d. CLOVES 1.0C0 bales Zanzibar 3.29-32d, and 4.1-32d to 4.1-16d. are with very few Provincial at 21s, and ditto c. i. f. ex per tr. at 18s. Valencias and Sultanas Dates Hallowee 9s 6d, 8s, Siar 7s 6d. Almonds ' SHELLAC firmer with more spot demand at full 300 cases TN Aug. delivery sold at 63s: April-June quoted 59s 6d, c. f. & i. on the spot sold at 15s. RUBBER 8 tons fine Bolivian sold at 3s and 3s also 4 tons scrappy m serons at 3s ' cnn skiers good first or Cape at 15s, c. f. & i. 500 bales EP O 3, April-May sold at and 250 bales RB double A 3, dock at also 500 bales Red Dutt M at 15s, c. f. & i. firm but 5001 bales fair current ship declared sold at 10s, and sellers 250 superior seconds London sold at and 1,000 bales present to at c. f. & i. ir India little sellers fully good fair 3.5-16d, good Westerns i A fine Bengal 3.5-32d, fully good 3.1-32d o. fair red c. f. & i. At Liverpool a quiet spot American mid 3.19-32d. Sales 8,000, and export 500 18>256 Futures quiet and two points 3.33-64d to 3.34-64d, 3.33-64d to 3.34-64d, 3.33-64d to 3.34-64d. i genuine English ex white paint Cream of and powder 76s to 78s. Sulphate of Copper 17s 6d, Liverpool 7s 6d. Tartaric T* and foreign Is 0d to Is 0|d. Citric Is Juice 10s c. & f. 8ulphate of Ammonia filT Beckton terms prompt 6d, London 16s 3d, Hull and Leith 15s. Benzole 90 per spot Is 50 per cent. Is Id to Is 2d, and pure Is 3d. Nitrate of 7s 6d. and refined 7s 7Jd. Quinine % 7s 6d, 70 % 2s 6d to 5s, 60 % 5s., Tyne 76 % 7s 63. 55s, bags 52s 6d, ex or Tyne 52s 6d, Liverpool 60s, f. o. Powder soft wood rails 5s; f. o. b. Liverpool 5s; Chlorate id 3d 58 % Alkali 2s 6din bags on or o. b.