Nov. 17.--Cotton sales for a week or 41,000 bales, including 12,000 bales to speculators and ,000 to exporters.
The market opened firm, but closed flat, in consequence of the advance in bank rates.
Fair qualities are ; middlings declined ½ and lower graces declined on the week.
Business was almost entirely suspended.
Stock in port $10,000 bales, including 448,000 American
--Flour dull at 28 @ 31s. 6d. Wheat
and 1@ 2d.
lower. Corn firm, unchanged, and No. American in market.
--Lard firm; none in market.
Sugar Coffee quiet.
Rosin dull at 5s on the spot, and 5s. 2d.
Turpentine dull st. .
London Markets.--Breadstuffs quiet.
Sugar quiet Coffee quiet and slightly lower.
steady, with a large business early in the week.-- Tea partially lower, say 1 15
The Bank had advanced its rate of interest ½ per cent.
The bullion in the Bank of England had decreased
Console 93 ½ @93 ¾¾.¾
Liverpool, Saturday, P. M.
--Estimated sales of Cotton to-day are 5,000 bales including, 3,000 for speculation and export.
The market closed dull.
Other articles unchanged.