Currencies and grain trading


10 June 1998


Currencies and grain trading


Wednesday, 10 June, 1998

  • £1=DM2.91 / FFr9.788 / $1.637

  • French FOB spot wheat value: FFr 720 (£ 73.55)

  • Chicago July wheat at close: $2.78 (£ 62.32)



THE market was slightly weaker yesterday, with June feed wheat down £1/ tonne ex-farm on the day.





Prices at Tuesdays
wheat futures close:


MONTH Close Change
JUL 74.35 -0.50
SEP 75.90 -0.60
NOV 77.90 -0.60
JAN 79.90 -0.60
MAR 81.90 -0.60
MAY 83.90 -0.60

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






    June Class 1 milling115
    June feed wheat70
    June feed barley68
    Harvest feed wheat67
    Harvest barley63




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