CBOT wheat prices grew supported again by weather and currency factors


During the reporting week (February 8-15), CBOT wheat prices grew by 1.18%. The US wheat export prices strengthened during the fourth consecutive week (+USD 3/MT FOB). French wheat supply prices soared by USD 4/MT (February delivery), reports UkrAgroConsult. wheat cme

The currency factor and weather appeared to be the main CBOT bullish drivers. The US dollar continued to decrease against other major world currencies. The drought, which persisted in the south and west of the US Plains may get worse due to the increased temperature regime. An additional support was provided by information on dry weather conditions in northern China, Iran and Iraq. Also, the price increase was noted in the Black Sea countries against the backdrop of Russian ruble volatility and logistic problems in Russian ports.

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