• £1=DM2.826 / FFr9.48/ $1.674
  • FOB Rouen spot wheat value: FFr 755.00 (£ 79.64)
  • Chicago September wheat at close: $2.54 (£ 55.68)
WE saw a slow start to the week, with buying interest from consumers for October at the same levels as recently paid for September i.e no carry.
Turkey yesterday sold 200,000t of red milling wheat at an average price of $85/tonne FOB October-December (£50.89), 50,000t of white milling wheat at $91 (£54) and 50,000t of feed barley at $61.67 (£36.83)/t.

Prices at Tuesdays
wheat futures close:

MONTH Close Change
SEP 71.75 0.00
NOV 73.65 -0.10
JAN 75.60 0.00
MAR 77.55 -0.10
MAY 79.10 + 0.20
    Approximate commodity
    values, £/tonne, ex-farm:
    CommodityPrice
    September Class 1 milling wheat88
    September Class 2 milling wheat78
    September Soissons81
    September feed wheat66-70
    September feed barley66-68

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