CAPE REPORT

7th May 2019
USD1.00 = Rand 14.4500

Today’s auction began firm on the levels of the previous sale last with stronger Kids 27/8mic slightly dearer.

As the sale progressed the market across the board strengthened to close more expensive for all qualities particularly on the Fine Kid types. Any Adult hair which was previously taken in was sold on the auction resulting in a good clearance figure for the whole sale.

Next sale will be held in 21st May which will be the penultimate sale of this season.

CAPE REPORT

19th March 2019
USD1.00 = Rand 14.4445

At today’s sale there was good competition from all Buyers on a much improved overall selection.

In S.A. Rand terms the market was:

Fine Kids 23/26 mic 2/3% easier
Stronger Kids 27/9 mic 2/3% easier
Fine Y. Goats 30/32 mic Par to 1% dearer
Strong Y. Goats 33 mic 5% dearer
Fine Adult/Adult Par to 1% easier

Our next sale will be held on the 16th April with approximately 160 tons to be auctioned.

CAPE REPORT

At today’s cape mohair sale there was a lot of interest and keen competition on Kid and Young Goat qualities. We quote the market as follows:

Fine Kids 26mic and finer – 10% dearer

Stronger Kids/Y. Goats 27/32mic – 5/6% dearer

Adult Types firm/unchanged

We are expecting a more normal size offering of approximately 160 tons to be available on the next sale which is being held on 19th March.

CAPE REPORT

At the last sale of this season the limited offering combined with the stronger SA Rand resulted in the following:

Kids fully firm/unchanged with last sale levels.

Adult mohair up to 5% easier with young goat qualities buyers favour /2% easier.

There will be no further opportunity to buy mohair until the 1st sale of the new season which will be held mid-February 2019.

CAPE REPORT

With the smaller offering at today’s auction there was very good interest for all qualities.

We quote as follows:

Fine Kids 3 to 4% dearer

Stronger Kids/Fine Young Goats 2% higher

Strong Young Goats/Adult were firm/unchanged from last sale levels

The last remaining sale of this season will be held on the 4th December with another smaller offering of around 70/80 tons available.