Speculative growth of prices for wheat stopped

2018-02-02 12:03:59
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Speculative growth of prices for wheat stopped

On the stock exchange in Chicago investors second day in a row record profits after a five-day growth of quotations has updated a maximum of last 3 months on the news about the drought in the regions for growing winter wheat. Demand for U.S. wheat down from-for oversaturation of the world market.


Weekly export sales compared with the previous week fell by 32% to 289 thousand tonnes, which is 36 per cent behind the corresponding period last year.


March U.S. wheat futures fell:

0.09 $/t to 171,59 $/t for solid winter HRW wheat in Kansas city.

  • 0.28 $/t to 165,71 $/t for SRW soft winter-wheat in Chicago

However, rose by 1.65 $/MT to 224,77 $/t hard spring HRS wheat in Minneapolis.


Followed by Chicago on Thursday continued to fall and the market for French wheat. In addition, the Euro has again strengthened to a level of 1.25 €/$.


the Drop in prices has dampened expectations of traders on the results of procurement tender announced by Saudi Arabia.


  • March delivery milling wheat on MATIF depreciated by 2 €/t to 156,25 €/t (194,98 $/t).


Egypt will hold a tender for purchase of wheat for delivery in March, which will determine further trend of prices for black sea wheat.