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   Daily Commercial Report (Newspaper) - March 4, 1898, London, Middlesex                                DAILY  COMMERCIAL  REPQRTiiAa [Registered for transmission abroad through the Post Office."] No. 10792]    LONDON, Friday Evening, March 4th, 1898.    "[Vol. X^lfe � SUGAR.-The Beet market continues dull, and there is not much doing. Cane kinds are scarce, and in auction grocery crystallized sold at steady prices. - 300 tons No. 2 Egyptian syrups, April, sold at 8s 7�d. In auction grocery crystallized was pai'tly sold at steady prices ; 2,335 bags Demerara 1,500 bags sold, mid yellow 12s 3d to 12s 4Jd, good mid 12s 6d to 12s 7d. 269 bags St. Kitts sold, bright yellow 12s 9d to 13s. 223 bags Demerara syrups part sold, low yellow 9s 9d to 10s; 162 barrels also part sold, lowish to mid yellow 10s to 10s 3d. 118 brls. St. Kitts syrups sold, lowish yellow 9s 9d to 10s 3d, good yellow 10s 9d> 'fine strong yellow lis to lis 3d. Beet is steady, 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 7�d, Oct.-Dec. 9s 6d, f. o. b. Clearing House Prices 88 % March April May June July Aug.  Sept. Oct.-Deo. lla.m.................................................        9/3%     9/4J    9'5�    9/6J    9/7     9/8     9/7J     9-6* 2.50 p.m.................................. .............        9/3 J     9/4*    9/5J   9'6�   .9/7     91%    9/7J     9/6 To refiners a good business was done yesterday at 9s 6Jd, c. f. & i. French Crystals quiet. No. 3 prompt lis 3d to lis 3|d, c. f. & i. In Home Refined a fair business was done in Cubes, but Crystals remain quiet; Tate's N,o, \ 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 (Liverpool) 13s 3d and 13s l�d, No. 2 12s 10�d; Standard granulated 12s'6d; Lyle's.No. 1 crystals 13s 3d, No. 3 12s 6d, granulated 13s, No. 2 12s 3d; A whites 12s 9d, and B I2s. Tellow crystallized, O and P lis 9d. Pieces not much doing. Yellow crystallized, fine selling at Us SjL In the Clyde moderate business done at steady prices. , ' r First marks Granulated are quiet without change, ready firsts sold at lis, also March Us, OF and ZRM ready done at lis, RAV ready done at Us 0|d, firsts April buyers Us, May-Aug. sellers lis 3|d, buyers lis 3d, ECH April sold at Us Of d, f. o. b. A In other marks Granulated very little doing, Lebaudy's fine sellers 12s 3d, and RP 12s, BAR and ASP Crystals sellers March-May Us 7$d, PPZ Granulated April done .at Us 0|d, f. o. b. Foreign Cubes little doing, Say's sellers 12s 7jd, (loaves Us 9d), TTD 12s 9d, SZG 12s 9d, Meyer 12s 7�d, ASP 12s 7|d, FMS 12s, ASR 12s 7�d, and S&T 12s 7�d, f. o. b., all sellers March-April. Crushed dull, ASR sellers Us 10*d to 12s, f. o. b. Cane. Beet. Refined. Total. Week's arrivals in Lohdon;..........................   - 3,410 4,439 7,849 tons Do. Since 1st Jan., 1898... 7,707 31,208 32,289 71,204  , Do. same period 1897... 11,117 23,408 29,343 63,938  , Do. do.        1896... 16,930 33.662 49,853 100.445  , COFFEE-Market closed very dull and with the usual irregularity in prices. East India steady. Jamaica met low bids and was nearly all bought in. Fine Costa Rica brought extreme rates, but good and the lower grades were cheaper. Guatemala also cheaper as well as Columbian. Fine Vera Paz sold well. For the week prices for Central American may be quoted 2s to 3s down except for the very finest qualities. 205 bags East India sold, small greenish Neilgherry 61s, low medium 74s,, medium 77s to 77s 6d, good medium 82s, bold grey coated 98s 6d, bold coloryl01s6d to 103s, peas 102s to 106s. 11 tierces 280 barrels Jamaica only 24 barrels sold, good ord pale 38s, fine fine ord greenish 58s. ..........    '� 977 bags Columbian fully 600 bags were bought in, the rest sold, 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 sold, 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 sold, mid dull colory 70s to 70s 6d, bold dull 85s 6d, peas 90s 6d. 171 bags Vera Paz fully half sold, fine bine 100s, fine bold 108s, and peas 112s 6d. 105 bags Salvador sold, mid to good mid 71s to 75s, boldish 82s to 84s, and peas 86s to 88s. 93 bags Guayaquil, 60 bags Imitation Java and 411 bags Rio bought in. Futures are a shade easier, business small; 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 tons, against 211,510 last month, and 139,260 tons 28th Feb. last year. Receipts in Rio 27,000, and Santos 9,000 bags, RICE is very firm, and there is still little offering. In Japans a small business done in Hunter's No. 1 at 17s spot. SPICES.-PEPPER firm ; spot Singapore quoted 4&d; 150 tons sold, April delivery 4�d, Feb.-April arrival 4fd, April-June 44d and buyers; Penang White May-July buyers 6|d, 25 tons May delivery sold at 6|d. CLOVES steady out quiet, buyers Zanzibar June-Aug. 4Jd. FRUIT. -The absence of business in this market, even in Currants, continues most pronounced. CHEMICALS.-Red Leo.d, genuine English �15 ex ship, white �17 15s, paint �19. Cream of Tartar, crystals 75s to 75s 6d, powder 77s to 78s. Sulphate of Copper �16 5s, Liverpool �16 10s. Tartaric Acid, English Is Id, and Foreign Is 0d. Citric Is OJd, Juice �11 15s c. & f. Sulphate of Ammonia flat, Beckton April-June �9 15s, Beckton terms prompt �9 12s 6d, London �9 13s 9d, Hull and Leith �9 12s 6d. Benzole dull, 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 lid, and retail sales at 10d in second hands. Arsenic �22 powdered. Boracic Acid 23s and 25s. Borax, crystals 14s, and powdered 14s 6d. Bicarb, kegs �7 5s ex warehouse, kegs �6 15s, casks �6 5s, f. o. b., Liverpool. Bichromate 3|d to 3|d, and Soda 3|d. Oxalic 3d to 3Jd. Iodine 7Jd. Prussiate, English 61d. Flowers of Sulphur, Foreign �6 10s; Roll Brimstone �6 5s, recovered 95s f. o. b.; best thirds 82s 6d, c. f. & i. Sal Ammoniac 33s and 35s. Saltpetre, British refined, 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 �6 10s, it o. b. Liverpool. Hyposulphite of Soda, kegs �5 15s spot, casks �415s, f. o. b. Tyne. Caustic, 70 % spot �7 10s, Liverpool 76 % �8 12s 6d, 70 % �7 5s to �7 10s, 60 % �6 10s, Tyne 76% �8 12s 6d. Soda Crystals, brls. 55s, bags 52s 6d, ex ship, or Crescent-Clyde Wharf, Tyne 52s 6d, Liverpool 57s 6d, f.o.b. Bleaching Powder �6 10s spot: Liverpool, soft wood on rails �5 5s to �5 10s: f. o. b. Liverpool �510s. Chlorate 3�d Liverpool, 3gd London. 58 % Alkali �3 17s 6d in bags on rails, or �4 f.o.b. Liverpool. ' SHELLAC firm, with fair spot sales at steady rates; sellers TN, Aug. delivery 68s, and April-June c. f. & i. 63s. 200 cases TN, April delivery sold at 66s. GAMBLER lower; 250 tons Feb.-April and March-May sold at 12s l^d and sellers. MYRABOLANES.-Small sales No. 1 Bhimlies spot 8s 6d. GUM OLIBANUM.-More doing during week, ord drop 25s, pale garblings 14s 6d to 17s, fair Aden drop 36s 6d, fine garblings 20s, good sittings 15s 6d. INDIA. RUBBER is firmer; 50 tons fine Para spot, March and April sold at 3s 10ld for prompt weighing up to 3s Hid, and buyers over at latter price: about 25 tons virgin Mattagrosso sold, supposed to be 3s 6jJcT. In auction medium kinds sold at extreme prices. In auction 7 pkgs. Para, 1 case Manicoba and 5 pkgs. Mangabeira bought in. 129 bales MollendoBolivian sold, fine 3s lOd to 3s lOJd, entrefine 3s 9d to 3s 9Jd, scrap 3s 0|d. 198 bales Columbian sold, fine white honeycomb sheet 3s 14d, ditto good 3s Ofd, ditto but dirty 2s Hid, mid coarse 2s lid to 3s, scrap 3s to 3s Id. 14 bales Guatemala sold, wet porous slab 2s 5d. 90 bags Mozambique and 44 cases Borneo out. 5 cases Penang sold, barky 12s 2Jd. 24 cases New Guinea sold, mixed white ball 2s 8d to 2s 8�d, red 2s lOd, Samari 2s 10|d. . JUTE dull; sellers good first Natives, March-April (s), at �9 15s Hamburg, and �9 12s 6d London 126 bales WHH&Co. C in'dock sold �13 15s c. f. & i. , HEMP firm but quiet: fair current Manila May-July sailer quoted �1910s, c. f. & i., but sellers April-May (s) at �19 2s 6d, c. f. & i. . ,...,, COIR-The very small supplies of Yarn, Rope, Bristle, Fibre, &c, m auction went off quietly, and no change is authorised in quotations. Palmyra met a good demand, and all sold at extreme prices. Of 558 bales Cochin Yarn 250 sold, ord �13, good medium to good �16 10s to �21, fine Alapat �2910s. Of 14 tons Cochin Rope 5 sold, 1| to l| inch at �13 15s. 807 bales Palmyra Fibre all sold, common �1910s to �20 5s, ord to medium �21 to �23, fair to good �24 to �25 10s, fine �30 to �3115s. 5 tons Bristle, 6 tons 74 bales Kitool, and 22 bales Madagascar Piassava out. .'�,.,,',,,      ,, COTTON.-Bast India quiet, unchanged: buyers fully good fair Tmnivelly 3Jd March-May, sellers good Westerns 3Jd April-May, c. f. & i.; fine Bengal 3&d, rally good_2gd Feb.-March o. & f.; law red QoOQijada 3,l-32d March-April, c. f, & i.   

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