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wheat bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

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The agency also accused the companies of making trades in wheat futures that violated rules of competition from 2003 through January 2014.
We would also like to thank our members for their trust in our markets, and to note a year-on-year increase in milling wheat futures volumes of nearly 30 per cent since the beginning of 2014.
As a part of our regular and ongoing contract review process, and working together with a broad cross section of industry participants, we have identified several wheat futures contract modifications to ensure the contract continues to meet customer trading and risk management needs," said Tim Andriesen, managing director for agricultural commodities and alternative investments at CME.
The way wheat futures are fixed up, pig farmers will have no respite from high feed prices for the next 14 months.
In France, Europe's biggest exporter, benchmark November milling wheat futures were up 2.
Traders said Saudi Arabia was seeking to capitalize on a bearish market after European wheat futures fell as much as 7 per cent before rebounding recently.
Wheat futures for delivery in December, after the US harvest, trade at a 72.
wheat futures rose to a new 29-month high on Thursday as buyers scrambled for supplies amid harsh weather in major producing countries like Australia and Russia.
UK wheat futures prices have risen to pounds 149/tonne, up 50% since the end of June when they were less than pounds 100/tonne.
Wheat futures have risen 49 percent in Paris since June as drought damaged crops in Russia.
The lowered estimate prompted a surge in Chicago wheat futures prices, which had fallen 10 percent from two-year highs last week.
Meanwhile, wheat futures gained yesterday, snapping a two-day decline, on concerns that the worst drought in at least half a century in Russia and other exporters in the Black Sea region will extend production losses.
Benchmark wheat futures rushed to a 23-month high on Thursday after Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced a temporary ban on the export of grain and related farm products from the drought-wracked country, according to Reuters.
The contracts are aimed at muting the considerable financial risks associated with producing major films, much the same way that farmers protect themselves from crop risks through wheat futures contracts.
UK wheat futures are still trading at a significant pounds 28/t or so discount to French matif futures, with our crop basically regarded as feed.