Wool Market Update (April 2019)

16 April, 2019

The following graph shows the AWEX Eastern Market indicator (EMI) in cents per kilogram clean, from August 2009 to date. The EMI rose 242 c/kg from mid November 2018 until March 2019, but since March, the market has eased 84 … Continue reading


General Comments (November 2018)

14 November, 2018

High demand relative to supply of feed grain in northern NSW, has again lead to wheat and barley basis levels at Port Kembla (PKE) being $30 – $40/tonne above that at Melbourne/Geelong Ports. For canola, the basis premium at Port … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (November 2018)

14 November, 2018

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2018 Wheat Futures price and the 2018/19 APW Multigrade price delivered Port Kembla. Drought induced supply and demand constraints have maintained domestic wheat prices at record levels, whilst the CBOT … Continue reading


Wool Market Update (November 2018)

14 November, 2018

The following graph shows the AWEX Eastern Market indicator (EMI) in cents per kilogram clean, from August 2009 to date. During mid to late 2018 wool prices reached record levels, however since late September, there has been a significant correction … Continue reading


Interest Rate Update (November 2018)

14 November, 2018

The following graph shows movements in both the 6 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to date. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. It … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (September 2018)

26 September, 2018

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2018 Wheat Futures price and the 2018/19 APW Multigrade price delivered Port Kembla. Drought induced supply and demand constraints have pushed domestic wheat prices up to record levels in the … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Canola (September 2018)

26 September, 2018

The following graph shows the movement in ICE November 2018 Canola Futures and the domestic canola price delivered Port Kembla. The new crop canola price delivered port has increased steadily since January 2018. For the majority of the period the … Continue reading


Wool Market Update (September 2018)

26 September, 2018

The following graph shows the AWEX Eastern Market indicator (EMI) in cents per kilogram clean, from August 2009 to date. Decreased wool availability plus strong demand from buyers has continued to push wool prices beyond record levels. As shown in … Continue reading


Interest Rate Update (September 2018)

26 September, 2018

The following graph shows movements in both the 6 month and 3 year Bank Bill yield rates, for the period January 2006 to date. These rates are wholesale rates which are net of any margin charged by financial institutions. Currently … Continue reading


Grain Market Update – Wheat (July 2018)

23 July, 2018

The following graph shows the movement in Chicago (CBOT) December 2018 Wheat Futures price and the 2018/19 APW Multigrade price delivered Port Kembla. New crop wheat prices have steadily increased since January 2018, driven by the late break and demand … Continue reading