Currencies and grain trading

  • Euro=£0.70585

  • £1=DM2.758 / FFr9.25 / $1.647

  • FOB Rouen January wheat value: FFr 740.00 (£80.00)

  • Chicago March wheat at close: $2.87 (&#163:63.95)


  • 55,000t of free-market wheat at Euro28.87.
  • 150,000t of barley at Euro57.45.

THE market looked easier from the start yesterday, as there is very little export demand at present.

Intervention Price for January: £86.25 dd. This rate is subject to daily change.

Prices at Thursdays
wheat futures close:

MONTH Close Change
JAN 76.40 -1.35
MAR 76.90 -1.45
MAY 78.75 -1.50
JUL 80.75 -1.50
SEP 80.00 -0.50
NOV 81.85 -0.50

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

    January Class 1 milling wheat93-96
    January Class 2 milling wheat81-87
    January Soissons92-95
    January feed wheat73-76
    January feed barley75-78
    January OSR155-157
    Harvest feed wheat74-76
    September feed wheat76-78

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


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