8 Mar 2013

Wool prices firm

6:38 am on 8 March 2013

Wool prices have firmed at this week's combined North and South Island auction. More than 90% of the 24,000 bales on offer were sold.

New Zealand Wool Services International said crossbred prices all gained ground, with coarse fleece prices lifting by up to 6%.

Lambs wool was also up to 3% dearer.