Currencies and grain trading

  • Euro=£0.6754
  • Intervention Price: £83.88dd.
  • £1=DM2.897 / FFr9.718 / US$1.62

  • FOB Rouen March wheat value: FFr712.50 (£73.31)

  • Chicago March wheat at close: $2.55 (£57.76)

THE UK market fell yesterday as currency strengthened to finish the day above DM2.90.






Wheat futures – closing prices:


MONTH Close Change
MAR 73.00 -0.75
MAY 75.25 -0.75
JULY 77.10 -0.80
SEP 76.25 -0.95
NOV 78.25 -0.95
JAN 80.25 -0.95


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











    CommodityPrice
    March Class 1 milling wheat85
    March Class 2 milling wheat75-77
    March Soissons80-84
    March feed wheat68-71
    March feed barley72-75
    March OSR116
    Harvest OSR114
    Harvest feed wheat67-70
    November feed wheat75-76




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



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