Executive Summary

Weather market season has started


The UK wheat market was the top performer this week as early drought concerns allowed new crop LIFFE futures to gain read more >>

Dry conditions becoming a concern in England with no rain in the forecasts over the next 2 weeks


Another week of strong EU wheat exports helped to firm old crop prices whilst new crop bullish and bearish factors c read more >>

Bulls encouraged by dry weather across Europe


Plenty of statistics to digest over the past 2 weeks with the bulls encouraged by dry conditions across parts of Eur read more >>

Early weather premium supoorts grain markets


Grain markets continued to quietly rally this week on the risk of maize planting delays in the US and dry condi read more >>

Will Demand overcome Supply?


Ongoing export demand encouraged a short covering rally this week…new crop production prospects remain s read more >>

US Funds continue to build massive short positions


The bearish US Funds remain fully in control as they continue to add to their massive short positions on the Chicago read more >>

Politics & funds drive markets lower


US Funds continue to drive grain markets lower and are finding little resistance from physical traders/end user read more >>

Funds sell global wheat markets


Despite improving EU wheat exports and a tight UK balance sheet, a US Fund led sell-off triggered sharp losses  read more >>

World grain markets tumble & UK follows


A quiet week until last night when poor US wheat export sales, falling international prices and lack of progres read more >>

BPS data suggest less wheat was planted last season!


A 108k ha English 2018 wheat area difference (BPS vs June census data) which could make the end of season very  read more >>

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