Currencies and grain trading


  • £1=DM2.771 / FFr9.29 / $1.668

  • FOB Rouen October wheat value: FFr 770.00 (£ 82.79)

  • Chicago December wheat at close: $2.99 (£ 65.78)

YESTERDAY was very quiet. There were rumours last night in the USA of possible wheat donations to Russia, along with potential interest from Pakistan and China.

Prices at Mondays
wheat futures close:

MONTH Close Change
NOV 77.55 + 0.15
JAN 80.00 + 0.20
MAR 82.00 + 0.20
MAY 84.00 + 0.20
JUL 86.00 + 0.20
SEP 81.25 + 0.75

    Approximate commodity
    values, £/tonne, ex-farm:

    CommodityPrice
    October Class 1 milling wheat90-94
    October Class 2 milling wheat80-84
    October Soissons85-91
    October feed wheat73-75
    October feed barley74-75
    Harvest 1999 feed wheat75
    Setpember 1999 feed wheat77
    January 2000 feed wheat82

  • Information provided by BDR Agriculture Ltd, Harvest House, 64 North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9AJ – click here for further details


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