Hedge your exposure to the Canadian Wheat market with cash-settled Canadian Wheat (Platts) futures. Closely track the FOB Vancouver cash market with contracts based on the Platts Canadian Western Red Spring (CWRS) Wheat daily price assessment to foster reliable price discovery. Together with existing Chicago, Kansas City, Black Sea, and Australian Wheat futures, you can trade much of the global wheat supply from one marketplace.
Features and Benefits
Access to an untapped market
Canadian Wheat is the only futures contract available representing the globally vital FOB Vancouver export market for hard wheat.
Wheat spreading opportunities
Spread trade against Chicago and KC Wheat futures to take advantage of price movements relative to other leading wheat markets.
Cross-margining and capital efficiencies
Capitalize on margin offsets with other CME Group contracts and manage all your commodity risk management needs via one clearinghouse.
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