Currencies and grain trading

  • Euro=£0.6723
  • Intervention Price: £83.49dd.
  • £1=DM2.902 / FFr9.73 / US$1.61

  • FOB Rouen March wheat value: FFr705 (£72.45)

  • Chicago March wheat at close: $2.50 (£56.98)

THE UK market drifted slightly yesterday as Sterling strengthened.






Wheat futures – closing prices:


MONTH Close Change
MAR 72.00 unchanged
MAY 74.10 -0.15
JULY 76.00 -0.30
SEP 74.30 -0.20
NOV 76.30 -0.20
JAN 78.30 -0.20


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











    CommodityPrice
    March Class 1 milling wheat85
    March Class 2 milling wheat75-77
    March Soissons80-84
    March feed wheat68-69
    March feed barley74-76
    March OSR120
    Harvest OSR116
    Harvest feed wheat67-70
    September feed wheat70




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



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