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Aug 05
2010

Rising wheat prices could affect hedging

Posted by dbedell in wheatRussiaRiskhedginggrainDodd-Frank billCommodity Futures Trading CommissioncommoditiesCME

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Russian president Vladimir Putin’s announcement on Thursday of a temporary ban on grain exports led to the latest in a series of runs on grain prices on global commodities exchanges over the past few weeks.

Wheat prices on the CME in Chicago have risen almost 80 percent over the past month. For companies in the food production industry, the question is what impact it will have on hedging programs.

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