Currencies and grain trading

  • Euro=£0.6703
  • Intervention Price: £83.24dd.
  • £1=DM2.896 / FFr9.71 / US$1.628 / E1.492

  • FOB Rouen March wheat value: FFr712.50 (£73.37)

  • Chicago March wheat at close: $2.69 (£60.64)

BOTH old- and new-crop wheats fell yesterday as one shipper decided it was time for the rally to end.






Wheat futures – closing prices:


MONTH Close Change
MAR 73.75 -1.00
MAY 75.50 -1.00
JULY 78.25 -1.00
SEP 76.00 -1.00
NOV 77.00 -1.00
JAN 80.00 -1.00


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











    CommodityPrice
    March Class 1 milling wheat84-86
    March Class 2 milling wheat75-77
    March Soissons80-84
    March feed wheat70-72
    March feed barley70-72
    March OSR120
    Harvest OSR115
    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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