- Intervention Price: £82.58dd.
- £1=DM2.949 / FFr9.90 / US$1.622 / 1.5037
- FOB Rouen March wheat value: FFr702.50 (£70.95)
- Chicago March wheat at close: $2.89 (£65.39)
THE UK market finished the week as quietly as it started. The French market was, down but the US market finished at a two-month high as the IGC lowered its projected 1999 wheat production.
Wheat futures – closing prices:
values, £/tonne, ex-farm:
|March Class 1 milling wheat||82-86|
|March Class 2 milling wheat||74-76|
|March feed wheat||70-71|
|March feed barley||70-72|
|Harvest feed wheat||67-69|
|November feed wheat||73-75|
Information provided by BDR Agriculture Ltd, Harvest House, 64 North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9AJ – click here for further details