- Intervention Price: £83.67dd.
- £1=DM2.888 / FFr9.69 / US$1.602
- FOB Rouen March wheat value: FFr710 (£73.27)
- Chicago March wheat at close: $2.58 (£59.14)
THE UK market firmed on Friday as Sterling weakened. The US market was firmer, too, on talk of a lack of moisture in the red wheat-growing areas. ONIC increased the French soft wheat estimated carryover by 300,000t.
Wheat futures – closing prices:
values, £/tonne, ex-farm:
|March Class 1 milling wheat||85|
|March Class 2 milling wheat||75-77|
|March feed wheat||68-71|
|March feed barley||74-76|
|Harvest feed wheat||67-70|
|September feed wheat||70-71|
Information provided by BDR Agriculture Ltd, Harvest House, 64 North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9AJ – click here for further details