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  2. MINING

    Prices weakened in the mining share market yesterday and business showed some falling off from that of the previous day. Barriers moved lower again, Norths losing /6 at 65/, ...

    Article : 701 words
  3. PRODUCE.

    A fairly brisk Easter demand ruled for all dairy produce lines yesterday Egg sales were brisker, and good clearances were effected, although no shortage is yet noticeable. ...

    Article : 1,516 words
  4. FINANCE and COMMERCE

    The investment market was gripped by weakness yesterday. Unabated selling pressure sent prices in most sections down sharply; in fact, several important stocks recorded the ...

    Article : 428 words
  5. BREADSTUFFS.

    Reflecting the weaker position overseas the local wheat market was again easier yesterday. In the parcels trade silo wheat was offered freely in the city at 4/9, but buyers ...

    Article : 238 words
  6. FINANCIAL.

    That the terms of Mr. Snowden's Budget statement afforded no Inspiration to depresesd British industry would cause no general surprise. It had been expected that the ...

    Article : 265 words
  7. YESTERDAY'S SALES.

    The following investment sales were recorded yesterday, and appear in listed order, morning sales first, then noon sales, preceded by the letter (n), and afternoon sales, ...

    Article : 414 words
  8. WEST'S LTD. DROPS BONUS.

    West's, Ltd., a picture theatre holding concern, discloses a net profit of £27,041 for the year ended March 31, an increase of £9112. A new share issue raised capital by £77,125 ...

    Article : 248 words
  9. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    To-day's sales included:- Silver-lead: B.H. Pty., 21/; B.H. South, 45/3, 45/, 45/4¾, 45/6; North B.H., 65/, 64/9, 64/6, 64/4½, 64/3, 65/, 65/4½; Sulphide Corporation, ...

    Article : 200 words
  10. CARGOES AND FUTURES.

    Wheat cargoes were dull to-day, and gave way /3 to /6 per quarter, in sympathy with American and Canadian advices. Parcels were from /6 to /9 per quarter ...

    Article : 70 words
  11. FOREIGN EXCHANGE.

    Rates of foreign exchange for London on Batavia and Montreal were 12.10? guilders to £1, and 4.86½ dollars to £1, on Monday, and 12.10 guilders to £1, and 4.86½ dollars to ...

    Article : 36 words
  12. CHICAGO WHEAT OPTIONS.

    Chicago wheat to-day declined when general rains over the winter wheat belt removed the cause for apprehension, and started a wave of long liquidation and selling. ...

    Article : 64 words
  13. BANK OF ADELAIDE REDUCES DIVIDEND.

    Our Adelaide correspondent telegraphs that the directors of the Bank of Adelaide have declared a dividend at the rate of 8 per cent. per annum for the six months ended March ...

    Article : 95 words
  14. COMPANY NEWS.

    P. and O. deferred stock was quoted in London on Monday, our correspondent cables, at 51/6, a fall of 4½ over the week-end. DIVIDENDS. ...

    Article : 44 words
  15. FEDERAL ARBITRATION.

    Reference to the proposed changes in the Arbitration Act was made to-day by the president of the State instrumentality union committee (Mr. J. F. Chapple), who attended ...

    Article : 115 words
  16. GENERAL MERCHANDISE.

    Prices except where otherwise stated are for distriouting lots. Sugar A1, ½-ton, net cash, £37/6/8 per ton; credit terms. £38/18/8 per ton. ...

    Article : 552 words
  17. FINANCIAL CABLES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 87 words
  18. TASMANIAN PAPER PROJECT.

    In moving the adoption of the report and balance-sheet of Amalgamated Zinc (De Bavays), Ltd., at the annual meeting in Melbourne yesterday (our correspondent ...

    Article : 214 words
  19. STOCK EXCHANGE EASTER VACATION.

    The Sydney Stock Exchange will close at 1 p.m. to-morrow for the Easter vacation, and will reopen on the morning of Monday, April 28. ...

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  20. LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE.

    Quotations of shares of Australian mining companies to-day included:- B.H. Proprietary, 20/1; North B.H., 66/6; B.H. South, 46/6; Briseis Tin, /3; Mount ...

    Article : 81 words
  21. YESTERDAY'S CLOSING QUOTATIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 759 words
  22. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    To-day's sales included:—Commonwealth bonds, 5¼ p.c. (1933). £98 £98/2/6; 51 p.c. (1934), £95/15/: 5¼ p.c. (1935), £95/17/6: 5¼ p.c. (1939), £95/5 5¼ p.c. (1931), £100/10/; 5[?] ...

    Article : 256 words
  23. WOOL EXHIBITION.

    Proposals for the constitution of a permanent committee to carry on the work of popularising wool and woollen goods were submitted to a meeting of the committee of the ...

    Article : 139 words
  24. NEW GUINEA GOLD DEPOSITS.

    At a meeting of the shareholders of New Guinea Gold Deposits, N.L., yesterday, Messrs. Bryan, Clark, and Clark, jun., who formed the prospecting party at the fields in ...

    Article : 249 words
  25. BON MARCHE LTD.

    Net profit of £11,140 shown by Hon Marche, Ltd., for the year ended February 1, represents a fall of £4510 Preference dividend of 7½ per cent. requires £7500, and ...

    Article : 399 words
  26. METAL TRADES.

    "So long as we have to observe these high wages and conditions, unemployment will not only continue, but will increase," said the retiring president of the Metal Trades ...

    Article : 262 words
  27. COMMERCIAL.

    The wholesale grocery distributive trade has been distinctly steady during the past week. Orders are now coming in for delivery as May account. As deliveries start on the 24th, ...

    Article : 259 words
  28. INTERSTATE MARKETS.

    Wheat, growers' lots 4/3½; flour bakers' lots, £10/5/, new, net cash bran, £6/5/, on trucks at mill door; pollard £7/17/6, on trucks at mill door; oats, Rood feed, Algerian 2/8 to 2/10, growers' ...

    Article : 260 words
  29. KUALA KAMPAR DREDGE INSURANCE.

    Kuala Kampar Tin Fields, Limited, reports by cable that the sum of £10,000 has been received as a first instalment of the consequential loss insurance in connection with the ...

    Article : 69 words
  30. EASTERN TIN YIELDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 162 words
  31. PIG SALES.

    About 2000 pigs were forward at the abattoir saleyards yesterday. These consisted chiefly of porkers, and the general quality was fair. The usual buyers were present. The market for light porkers ...

    Article : 105 words
  32. YOUNGHUSBAND LTD. SMALLER DISTRIBUTION.

    Directors of Younghusband, Limited, a woolbroking company, will recommend subject to audit, at the annual meeting of shareholders, to be held on May 20 (our Melbourne ...

    Article : 93 words
  33. JAPANESE SILK.

    The Japanese raw silk market remains very firm, the quotation for prompt delivery being yen 1160.00 per picul. The piece goods market is also firm, Fuji silks have advanced ...

    Article : 41 words
  34. TRAMS IN COLLISION.

    Two tramcars were considerably damaged in an accident in St. Kilda-road, at 2 o'clock today, when a tram bound for Camberwell struck; one travelling to St. Kilda Beach. ...

    Article : 110 words
  35. MELBOURNE STOCK SALES.

    At to-day's live stock sales about 48,000 fat sheep were yarded. Export operations consisted of about 4000 wethers and 6000 ewes including canners and 10,000 standard grade lambs. Prime crossbred and ...

    Article : 172 words
  36. LONDON METAL QUOTATIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 155 words
  37. COMMONWEALTH BANK AVERAGES.

    The governor of the Commonwealth Bank has furnished us with a copy of the abstract of the average liabilities and assets of the bank in its Australian business and in its ...

    Article : 354 words
  38. ROMA OIL No. 3 BORE.

    Roma Oil Corporation, Limited, reports that the gas from No. 3 bore remains constant, and is now being used for firing the boilers. This will continue until the shooting of the ...

    Article : 38 words
  39. LONGREACH OIL WELLS.

    Longreach Oil Wells, Limited, reports as follows:—"Good progress is still being made in the withdrawal of the tubing from the bore. A further 20ft were recovered yesterday, and ...

    Article : 63 words
  40. GEOLOGICAL TIME RECORDS.

    From the careful work of Swedish geologists it can be confidently stated that the time taken for the retreat of the last great ice-sheet from southern to central Sweden ...

    Article : 156 words
  41. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 317 words
  42. FLEMINGTON TRUCKINGS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 30 words
  43. McPHERSONS REWARD GOLD.

    Directors of McPherson's Reward Syndicate, No Liability, have obtained an option over about 300 acres of alluvial gold-bearing country in New South Wales The company's ...

    Article : 118 words
  44. OVERSEA MARKET CABLES.

    The Bradford wool market is firm but quiet, the volume of new business being small. AUSTRALIAN FRESH FRUIT. The fruit market is easier owing, to heavy ...

    Article : 235 words
  45. PALMER GOLDFIELD.

    The option of the lease of the Cooktown to Laura railway, which has been given by the Government to a company interested in the resuscitation of the Palmer goldfield, has ...

    Article : 60 words
  46. LATE MR. EDWIN SMITH.

    The estate of Mr. Edwin Smith, giazler, of Strathfield, has been valued for probate purposes at £32,732, which testator bequeathed for the benefit of his widow, Florence Smith, ...

    Article : 72 words
  47. WATER BOARD ELECTION.

    The vacancy on the Water Board caused by the death of Aldnman T. O. Correy, who repicsented the Fifth Constituency, was filled yesterday by the election of Alderman ...

    Article : 57 words
  48. NOTES.

    Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Co. reports that for the fortnight ended April 9 6474 tons were extracted fiom the North Mnunt Lyell mine, 236 tons from the Royal Thorsis mine. ...

    Article : 406 words
  49. NEW ZEALAND FREEZING WORKS.

    The normal killing rate has been resumed at most of the southern freezing works, and the indications are that the trouble with the slaughtermen is over. ...

    Article : 37 words
  50. FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS.

    The Fellowship of Australian Writers will meet in the assembly hall of the Education Buildings to-night. Addresses will be delivered by Messrs. W. M. Fleming and S. A. Rosa. ...

    Article : 33 words
  51. STATE BANKING AVERAGES.

    Abstract ol average liabilities and assets of the undermentioned bank in its New South Wales business for the quarter ended March 31, 1930, compares with abstracts of the ...

    Article : 100 words
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